Sort a list alphabetically

Keywords    alphabetize; list sort; order; sort

You can quickly and easily sort the text of a one-level bulleted or numbered list so that the text is in alphabetical order.

  1. Select the text in a bulleted or numbered list.

  2. On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click Sort. (In Outlook: On the Format Text tab, click Sort.)

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  3. In the Sort Text dialog box, under Sort by, click Paragraphs and Text, and then click either Ascending or Descending.

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