Alphabetize Bibliography Microsoft Word 2007


Where is the Sort Button in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016

Suppose you have a list of names to deal with, and they are listed with no logical order, do you feel it good to sort them from A to Z in alphabetical order? Microsoft Word 2007/2010/2013/2016 make it easy to realize this function with only one or two clicks. Here are two ways to sort text in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016, fast and simple.

If you have Classic Menu for Word installed.

Just take Microsoft Word 2010 for example, which is as well as in Word 2007/2013. With Classic Menu for Word 2007/2010/2013/2016 installed, you can click Menus tab to get back the classic style interface.

  • Click Menus tab
  • Move to Table menu
  • Click Sort in the drop down menu

If you have not Classic Menu for Word installed

  • Click Home tab
  • Go to Paragraph group
  • Click the Sort, which is located in the upper right bottom of the group

More Tips

What is Classic Menu for Office

The software Classic Menu for Office is designed for the people who are accustomed to the old interface of Microsoft Office 2003, XP (2002) and 2000. It brings back the classic menus and toolbars to Microsoft Office (includes Word) 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. The classic view helps the people to smoothly upgrade to the latest version of Office, and work with Office 2007/2010/2013/2016 as if it were Office 2003 (and 2002, 2000).

Screen Shot of Classic Menu for Word
  • All new features and commands of Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 have been added to the menus and toolbars;
  • Without any training or tutorials after upgrading, users can work with Office 2007/2010/2013/2016 immediately;
  • Easy to find any command items you want to process;
  • Easy to show or hide the classic menus, toolbars and ribbon tabs;
  • Easy to install and use. Supports all languages. Free download!


Classic Menu for Office

It includes Classic Menu for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, InfoPath, Visio and Project 2010, 2013 and 2016.


Classic Menu for Office 2007

It includes Classic Menu for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook 2007.




Chronology in Microsoft Word is convenient when it comes to organizing your documents. Thankfully, you don't have to manually edit the document to put things in alphabetical order! This video shows you how to do it in a few clicks.

Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007 both allow you to sort lists of words alphabetically. The following instructions apply to both versions of Word, with the exceptions noted.

Step 1: Select the list.

Step 2: Select the Sort option

On the Home tab in Word 2007, in the Paragraph group, click Sort.

TIP: In Word 2003, click on Sort in the Table menu.

Step 3: Select the Paragraphs and Text options

Select the paragraphs and text options in the Sort Text dialog box, under Sort by.

TIP: In the My List Has section, click No Header Row if your list does not include a header.

Step 4: Select the alphabetization order.

Select either Ascending or Descending. Ascending gives a list in order from A to Z. Descending produces a list ordered from Z to A.

Step 5: Click OK.

Click OK. The list is alphabetized.

Did you know? "Alphabetize" comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta.


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