How to Alphabetize in Google Docs

How to Alphabetize in Google Docs

Life and work can always give rise to times when you might have to insert a list in a Google Docs document. But Google Docs rescues its users in such situations by offering useful tools to manage and sort lists. One such useful tool that has been helping millions in better sorting and management of lists is alphabetized. Whether you plan on sorting the whole list or the entire document, learning how to alphabetize it in Google Docs is very important.

Sorting and managing lists in popular word-processing applications like Google Docs is not at all an easy task. This is one of the biggest reasons why most affluent document users recommend using Google Spreadsheets for covering text which is not only long but also complex. 

Google Docs is certainly very easy to learn. Once you learn how to use Google Docs, you can use it on almost every device. Unlike other applications that offer ample useless features, Google Docs always limits its usefulness to an incredibly useful list of features. 

To Alphabetize in Google Docs, you will first need to install the add-on feature called Sorted Paragraphs. Here’s how you can alphabetize in Google Docs:

Alphabetizing a Google docs file can help you in many ways. There might be many instances when you need to alphabetize and Google docs just makes it highly easy. 

Since, there is not any native option to alphabetize in Google Docs, you will have to install an add on to do so:

Steps to alphabetize in Google Docs

  1. Go to Google Docs
  2. On the menu bar, select the Add-ons option > Get Add-ons
Google docs Addons
  1. Now, Google Workspace Marketplace will open. Then, search for “Sorted Paragraphs” and install it in the Docs:
Sorted Paragraphs Addon
Install the Sorted paragraphs addon

4 Once the Add-on is installed, select the text you want to sort:

How to alphabetize in Google Docs

5. Now, navigate to Add-ons > Sorted Paragraph > Sort A to Z or Z to A(here we will sort A to Z)

How to alphabetize in Google Docs

6. That’s it now you will have a sorted paragraph:

alphabetize in Google Docs

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