When viewing a folder in Finder, by clicking the different column headings you can select how you want the folder contents sorted: by name, kind (extension), modified date, et cetera.

What I would like is to see is all files of a certain kind grouped together, and then sorted on date. For example, all .jpg files sorted on date, then all .txt files sorted on date, and so on.

So something like a 'combined' sorting criterium, where kind or filetype takes higher precedence, and then (for files with the same extension) date, and perhaps even more criteria.

Is this possible in Finder? Can I perhaps even define or customize my own 'sorting rules' ?

In case it matters, I'm using macOS 10.14 Mojave.

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    I'm not running macOS Mojave yet however, in macOS High Sierra when I want to sort on two criteria in Finder, when in List View select the column, e.g. Kind, then press Command-J, then select the second criteria in the Arrange By: list box. You also can just select the folder and press Command-J and select the criteria in both the Arrange By: and Sort By: list boxes. – user3439894 Oct 3 '18 at 10:11
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    @user3439894 Awesome, that worked like a charm (it's called Group By: and Sort By: in Mojave, but appears to be the same) Thanks! – RocketNuts Oct 3 '18 at 10:30

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