How to Alphabetize a list in Microsft Word
You’ve created a huge list in Microsoft Word, a list so long that without some sort of sorting or system it would be impossible to find the single line item you are searching for without scanning the entire document.
This is where sorting and, in this case, alphabetizing your list can really help! Alphabetizing a list will sort the list for you in either A-Z order or Z-A order, depending on your preference.
Microsoft Word has a built-in feature that enables you to sort any list or table with ease, in whichever order best suits your document.
In this post, we will show you how to sort your list into alphabetical order in Microsoft Word.
Sorting a list into Alphabetical Order in Microsoft Word
- Open Word
- Click Home
- Highlight the list you want to sort
- Find and click the Sort button
- In the Sort dropdown, select Paragraphs and Text
- Choose Ascending (A to Z) or Descending (Z to A)
- Select OK
You have now successfully sorted your list into ascending or descending order.
You can use this method to sort your list by headings or even numbers, if you select the ‘field1’ options.
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