Sort a list alphabetically in Word for Mac

You can sort a one-level bulleted or numbered list so the text appears in ascending (A to Z) or descending (Z to A) alphabetical order.

  1. Select the list you want to sort.

  2. On the Home tab, click Sort.

    On the Home tab, click the Sort button

  3. In the Sort Text dialog box:

    • Under Sort by, select Paragraphs.

    • Next to Type, select Text.

    • Choose Ascending or Descending.

  4. Click OK.

  1. Select the list that you want to sort.

  2. On the Home tab, under Paragraph, click Sort.

  3. In the Sort Text dialog box, under Sort by, select Paragraphs.

  4. On the Type pop-up menu, select Text.

  5. Select the sort order (Ascending or Descending), and then click OK.

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