dired-sort-menu is a library by FrancisJWright that sorts the directory listings in DiredMode in various ways and provides a menu bar and popup menu. The popup menu is bound to ‘S-mouse-2’, which is compatible with the ‘mouse-3’ popup menus of Dired+.

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Here is a screenshot showing the ‘dired-sort-menu’ popup menu with sorting by file Extension and Recursive sorting selected (so that subdirectories are included). This screenshot also shows Dired+’s treatment of an inserted subdirectory (purple band to set it off).


Dired Sort Menu Plus

Library dired-sort-menu+.el enhances dired-sort-menu.el in some minor ways: better key bindings and menu locations.

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