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    sorting table (word 2000)

    does anyone know how i can sort a two column table so that the information will sort alphabetically downward as opposed to across the columns.
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    Re: sorting table (word 2000)

    Have you tried selecting the column to be sorted?
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    Re: sorting table (word 2000)

    yes, but i want the information to read down
    eg
    a
    ab
    ac
    instead of across
    a ab
    ac ad

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    Re: sorting table (word 2000)

    Either move Column 2 to below Column1; or select table, and convert to text separating on Pargraph Markers. (It can be sorted even though it's not in a table).
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    Re: sorting table (word 2000)

    So... you want to use Tables as "snaking" columns? I tried this:

    1. Create a one column table of 10 cells.
    2. Set table width to exactly 1/2 of the body width (in my case, 3.25").
    3. Select table and choose Format Columns, create 2 columns with 0" space between.

    With a little futzing I was able to create the appearance that it was one two column table rather than one long one column table that was distributed over two columns. Hope this helps.

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    Re: sorting table (word 2000)

    thanks, worked in word, but when i threw it in the website it reverted back to a one col table. html and columns as opposed to table cells does not seem to match

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    Re: sorting table (word 2000)

    I don't know how to get snaking columns in HTML. I don't recall ever seeing them. So, in the immortal words of Emily Litella, "Never Mind."

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