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how do I alphbetize a list of names

asked 2019-05-11 10:36:29 +0200

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I have a list of names I want to put in alphabetical order.

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What's the way the list is represented? (Table? Sequence of paragraphs? List separator? ...)
Edit your question to append the needed information.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2019-05-11 10:46:40 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-05-12 19:09:26 +0200

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Highlight the list (whether or not in a table) and pick Tools-Sort, where there are various options for sorting. In a table you can select one column and sort only that, or select several and have all the columns follow the first.

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Do you assume the list to consist of separate paragraphs if not being a column?
I cannot get the sort to work otherwise.
If a specific character is used as the list separator, I need to convert the list to a table first. In case the list elements are separated by hard line breaks, I don't know a simple way at all.
What are my mistaks?

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2019-05-12 19:52:55 +0200 )edit
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