How to Sort Tables in Adobe Dreamweaver

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In Brief...

Dreamweaver allows you to sort tables as long as they do not have merged cells. The following steps show how to sort a table.

This feature works the same in all recent versions of Adobe Dreamweaver: CS5, CS6, and Creative Cloud (CC).

Instructions

  1. Place the cursor anywhere within the table to be sorted.

  2. Select Commands > Sort Table:
    Sort Table Under Commands

  3. The following dialog will pop up.
    Sort Table Dialog Box
    • Select the first column you want to sort by, the sort method (Alphabetically or Numerically), and the sort direction (Ascending or Descending).
    • If you want a secondary sort, fill out the Then by fields as well.
    • Check the appropriate Options.
    • Click OK.

Author: Tracy Berry

Tracy has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide, including involvement in large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, reporting/productivity applications, as well as the creation of online courses with software from leading vendors.

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