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How To Alphabetize In Google Docs? Easy Ways

by Altaf Shaikh
How To Alphabetize In Google Docs

The question how to alphabetize in google docs? needs an answer when one is using Google documents. It is one of the most popular used working tools that can store various kinds of data. The one way to store your data well organized is by sorting it alphabetically. But it sometimes becomes tricky to store data alphabetically in such documents. It is not so difficult to do so. Below we will tell you how easy it is to sort the content in Google Docs alphabetically.

How To Alphabetize In Google Docs?

To alphabetize google documents you need to install an add-on. Let us see how easy it is to do so.

Alphabetize Using Google Docs

Here is a method to alphabetize google docs content by adding an Addon to your browser.

  • Open your google document site (do not forget to sign in)
  • Select the specific document you want to alphabetize.
  • Click on the Add-ons tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on get add-ons (It’s a drop-down menu)
  • Click on the search bar. It will be on the top right corner.
  • Search for sorted paragraphs and press enter
  • You will see sort paragraphs add-on. Click on the +Free on the upper right corner.
  • When the new windows are opened select your google account which has the document
  • Click on Allow
  • Select the text that needs to be sorted
  • Click on the Add-ons which will be at the top of the page. It’s a drop-down menu
  • Select the sorted paragraphs
  • Click on Sort A – Z

All Done!

Alphabetize Using Google Sheets

Here is the method to sort alphabetically in google sheets

  • Open your google document site (do not forget to sign in)
  • Select the specific document you want to alphabetize.
  • Select the data you want to sort (you will be able to sort only one column at a time)
  • Click on the Data tab at the top of the page
  • Select sort by column (letter) A to Z

(this will sort the selected data of the selected column alphabetically)

Or

Select sort Column (letter) A to Z

(this will sort you selected column and also the rest data of the spreadsheet to correlate the data)

These methods rearrange the data very easily

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FAQ

How do you put things in alphabetical order on Google Docs?

  • Open your google document site (do not forget to sign in)
  • Select the specific document you want to alphabetize.
  • Click on the Add-ons tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on get add-ons (It’s a drop-down menu)
  • Click on the search bar. It will be on the top right corner.
  • Search for sorted paragraphs and press enter
  • You will see sort paragraphs add-on. Click on the +Free on the upper right corner.
  • When the new windows are opened select your google account which has the document
  • Click on Allow
  • Select the text that needs to be sorted
  • Click on the Add-ons which will be at the top of the page. It’s a drop-down menu
  • Select the sorted paragraphs
  • Click on Sort A – Z

How do I alphabetize in Google Drive?

To alphabetize in google drive In your laptop/computer follow the steps

  • Go to google drive.com
  • On the top right you will see the current sort
  • Click on the type of sort you want eg: Name or last modified
  • Click on the up or down arrow to reverse the order

How do I arrange documents alphabetically?

  • Open the folder where you want to sort the document
  • Click on the View menu on the top
  • Click on the sort and select your preference.

Conclusion

Mostly Google docs are used to save short notes and sometimes to make long lists. It becomes very well organized if everything is sorted alphabetically in these documents using the first letter of the word. It is always useful and convenient to keep your data sorts alphabetically it makes your things easy. In the above article, we have mentioned the easiest way to sort your document. With this method, it will be very easy to sort alphabetically and you will never have to ask anyone how to alphabetize in google docs?

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