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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Sorting the Contents of Tables

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.

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