Wordpad does not have a function that will do it for you. You have to do it yourself by cutting and pasting the entries of the list as suggested. Greetings -- Only by typing them in alphabetical order to start with. Bruce Chambers -- Help us help you: You can have peace. Or you can have. Enter or paste a list of items into the box below. You can sort your list alphabetically A-Z or reverse Z-A. When you press the "sort" button, the list will be sorted. Pretty much lines like: dog cow insect zebra lion If I select them, how would I set it , so they appear in alphabetical order? e.g. cow dog insect. i do not know how to sort a list of words in alphabetical order in windows vista basic which came installed on my computer. Unfortunately wordpad does not have an option to sort the word in Alphabetical order; you will need Word processors to be able to sort the lists or words. Is it possible to sort file names alphabetically using WordPad? I haven't If not, is there a free program which has an alphabetical sort function. Is it possible to sort file names alphabetically using WordPad? I haven't been able to. If not, is there a free program which has an alphabetical. Person nr1, phone nr. Person nr2, phone nr. etc. These entries are not in alphabetical order. Is there a command in Wordpad to arrange them in such an order?.