F5 refreshes the explorer pane. However, the SCH's are sorted in the order
they are drawn on the project sheet.
To move them use the "send item to back/front(of)" command on the sheet
symbols then press F5 to refresh.
I think this was how I did it last time.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Thursday, 13 March 2003 09:42
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] SORT ORDER IN LEFT PANE
> 
> 
> 
> SE99 SP6
> 
> i think this was kicked around before but couldn't find it
> 
> in the the left explorer pane and when using DDB's
> 
> the sch file names listed under the project top sheet are not 
> in a nice
> order
> they seem to be sort of alpha sort except one which is newer
> i closed the DDB and expected it to re-sort but it didn't
> 
> is there a trick?
> i vaguely remember one
> 
> Dennis Saputelli
> 
> 
> Richard Sumner wrote:
> > 
> > Thanks for the suggestions, now the resolution?
> > 
> > *- look in the Windows folder for all the *99SE*.ini an 
> dDFT and rcs files
> > and see if any of these *(text) files affect things.  You 
> can safely move
> > these files out of the windows folder and they will *be 
> recreated with
> > system defaults.  You would loose any customizations, so 
> back them up first
> > and if *this fixes the issue, investigate to see what is 
> different between
> > the new (default) files and the old *ones.
> > 
> > I removed all the 99se files in the winnt folder, to no 
> avail. Protel
> > wouldn't start up correctly       without the .ini file. I 
> wound up with
> > all back as they were, no improvement.
> > 
> > *Select-Outside and then draw the select box around your 
> PCB.  This should
> > just select the wayward *components.  Then move them.
> > 
> > This didn't quite work. Protel simply would not select the 
> components that
> > were outside the box AND negative.
> > 
> > After several starting and stopping of 99se, a few reboots, 
> the problem
> > simply went away. There was no obvious correlation with 
> anything that I
> > did. I did not reinstall 99se (sp6). But now 99se behaves 
> normally.  Other
> > projects were OK, it seems to have been related to this 
> particular ddb
> > (windows file system, not the database).  So I'll ascribe 
> it to a weird
> > interaction between protel and windows (2k, sp2) and go 
> back to work!!
> > 
> > thanks again,
> > Richard
> > 
> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >From: "Richard Sumner" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > >To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > >Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 8:27 AM
> > >Subject: [PEDA] Unexpected component placement during pcb update
> > >
> > >
> > > > Usually, when I add a few components to the schematic, 
> and update the pcb,
> > > > the components are placed in a horizontal row starting 
> at the lower right
> > > > corner of the board. Today, it (99se, sp6) started 
> placing them in a
> > > > vertical column, with negative 300 mil increment! My 
> board origin (LL
> > > > corner) is at 1,1, so only the first 3 are visible (and 
> accessible). The
> > > > rest are in negative Y land!! Selecting everything and 
> moving up will make
> > > > them all visible, but this seems to mess up polygon 
> fills and split planes
> > > > when I try to put it back. Yuk!
> > > >
> > > > Any suggestions? Does anyone know where the increment 
> parameter is hidden?
> > > > I'll eventually give up and reinstall everything, but 
> I'd like to avoid
> > >that.
> > > >
> > 
> > Cheesecote Mountain CAMAC,  24 Halley Drive; Pomona, NY 10970
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> 
> -- 
> Dennis Saputelli
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