Sorting one column of a table

Select the column to be sorted.

On the Table Tools - Layout tab, in the Data group, click the Sort button.

If the first cell of the column contains a title that should not be sorted, click the Header row option in the My list has frame. Otherwise, activate the No headerrow option.

Choose the Type of content to sort: Text, Number or Date.

Click the Options button.

Check Sort column only in the Sort Options box.

Click OK twice.

You can also sort a series of paragraphs containing columned text, separated by commas or semicolons, using the images/13iac24.png tool button (Home tab - Paragraph group). Proceed as you would to sort a table.