Right now you can sort your favorites by views, newest, and votes. (Someone also suggested being able to sort by edit date.)

Sometimes, chronological order helps my recall when searching for an item (default view for delicious). Considering this, I suggest being able to sort favorites by the date they were marked as favorite (provided this information is tracked by SO.)


You can now sort favorites by "latest" (CreationDate) or "recent" (LastActivityDate).

Note that by our definition, activity means only edits to question or answers, or new answers.

EDIT: new sort order for favorites, "added" (Date Favorited, which is a join to the votes table, so it is a little expensive)

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  • Super cool Jeff! Thanks so much. That's is very useful. – Feckmore Jul 10 '09 at 14:17
  • Excellent, thanks! This means my request about "most recently changed" ordering (meta.stackexchange.com/questions/995/…) is implemented and could also be tagged 'completed' now. – Jonik Jul 19 '09 at 15:58
  • (Although I fail to see how this particular FR, i.e., order by date of marking as favourite, is completed. Oh well, Traples seems to be happy, so maybe he didn't really need that after all. :-) – Jonik Jul 19 '09 at 16:00
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    Something wrong: there is 'recent', 'views', 'newest', 'votes', no 'latest' (it was here). Neither gives me most recently added favorite. meta.stackexchange.com/questions/15267/… – Jakub Narębski Aug 18 '09 at 22:19
  • @Jeff Atwood - But on the favorites list it seems to sort it {not sure} but does not show the date it was added to favorites - i.e. favorited. Am I correct? – Alex S Apr 10 '16 at 17:21

According to the edit Jeff gave - this is planned for implementation. No timetable, but if you like it, vote up the question and the team will see a lot of people care about it.

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