iTunes 12, impossible to sort by Album, by artist/year playlist

Recently, after bring my MacBook repair, I realize that in iTunes 12, I am not able to sort my playlist like before.

Before that date, in the playlist section, I could sort my playlist by year, or what I want, as Album of the year/artist. Now there is no option like that. Any help please?

Go to view-> sort by

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