This has been an issue for a long time, wondering if it can be fixed or if there is a work around.
When batch importing files into a new unstructured book, the files always import in the reverse order of what they need to be. i.e.:
In explorer will import as:
Is there a way to batch import files so that I don't have to reorder the book every time?
I am not sure if this will work, but try reverse sorting in Explorer and then importing into FrameMaker. Or try drag-and-drop from Explorer and see what happens.
This is obviously a quirk of Windows File Explorer. I do not use it normally, but the alternative xplorer² from Zabkat (Zabkat LTD, Frosia House, Evagorou & Menandrou, 1066 Nicosia, Cyprus).
Selecting the first file and then holding shift and clicking on the others one by one, then dragging the whole set to the new book yields
When I start the selection from 'bottom to top', then I get
So the problem definetely is in Windows File Explorer