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Step-by-step instructions on how to sort an MS-Word Table.

Sorting an MS-Word Table

(In MS-Word)

  1. Click anywhere inside the Last-Name column of the table
  2. Click on the Home tab
  3. In the Paragraph group, click on the Sort button (left of Show/Hide)
  4. The entire table is selected and the Sort dialog box appears
  5. Verify that the 'Sort by field' says Column 1, if not, open the list and select it
  6. Verify that 'Sort by:' is set to Paragraphs; Text, and Ascending
  7. Click Ok

The table is sorted by last names, A-Z.