Sort a list alphabetically

Let Word sort a text list for you, either from A to Z or Z to A.

  1. Select the text in a one-level bulleted or numbered list.

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

    Sort button on the Insert tab

  3. In the Sort Text box, set Sort by to Paragraphs and Text.

  4. Click either Ascending (A to Z) or Descending (Z to A).

  5. Click OK.

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