In Microsoft Word, you can automatically sort list items in a paragraph. This can be done by using the “Sort Option” present in Paragraph ribbon.
Sort list of words in Word 2016, Word 2013, Word 2010 and Word 2007
For example, if you want to sort the following list of items
- New York
Select the list items in the paragraph
Then navigate to paragraph section in the Home menu and click Sort option.
This would display the following Sort Text window, where you can specify the Sort By, the type of content either Text or Number or Date and Sort Order.