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Joomla 1.7 - Changing the ordering of Featured Articles

Hi

I usually don't have this problem -- at least not with Joomla 1.5.

Please look at this link (development site):

http://www.rowbytesting.com/

Please describe the steps to change the ordering of the articles on the Home Page.

Here's what I tried so far.  I went to the Menu Manager, Clicked on the only Menu item, which is Home.  

Menu Manager: Edit Menu Item

In Layout Options I  went to Article Order, and from the drop down I selected "Article Manager Order"


However the article called "Bottom Stuff" still appears at the top of the page.

Supposedly this Joomla help page tells how to do it:

http://help.joomla.org/proxy/index.php?option=com_help&keyref=Help16:Menus_Menu_Item_Article_Featured

Any suggestions?   Attached is my article order from the Menu Manager.  Also capture of my Article Manager Order.
  (No matter how much I change my article order, it does not affect the order of the articles.   The Featured articles are all in the same "categorized" category

Thanks

Rowby
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Rowby Goren
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Rowby Goren
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Andrew DerseIT ManagerCommented:
Rowby,

Go into the menu manager and select the menu item that contains the Featured Articles.

Then set the Article order to: Featured Article Order...NOT Article Manager Order...

 featured article order
Let me know if that works for you.
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Thanks Nukit!

I can't believe I missed that "Featured Article" in the drop down!

Rowby
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Andrew DerseIT ManagerCommented:
No problem...a different set of eyes always helps :)
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