Sorting Bullet Lists

Ever stuck in sorting a huge bullet list? One of the 90% unknown Word features.

The Sort Text command can be used to alphabetize lists instantly.

  1. Type a list of names, pressing ENTERafter each name. Your list should look something like:
    • Madeleine Kelly
    • Brian Cox
    • Tamara Johnston
  2. Select the entire list.
  3. On the Table menu, click Sort.
  4. Click Options, click Other, press SPACEBAR and then click OK.
  5. In the Sort by list, click Word 2, and then click OK. Now your list looks like this:
    • Brian Cox
    • Tamara Johnston
    • Madeleine Kelly
  6. Repeat steps 1 through 5, but click Word 1 in the Sort by list, and your list will look like this:
    • Brian Cox
    • Madeleine Kelly
    • Tamara Johnston

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