Often, you'll want to sort items in a table—perhaps to alphabetize them, place them in numeric order, or organize them by date. Word provides two sorting tools that make this easy:
If you simply want to alphabetize a list, click in the column you want to sort by, and click the Sort Ascending or Sort Descending button on the Tables and Borders toolbar.
If you want more control over how Word sorts your information, choose Table, Sort, and work from the Sort dialog box.
Although you're most likely to use sorting within ...