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Kutools for Excel 22.00 HOT

300+ Powerful Features You Must Have in Excel

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Kutools for Excel is a powerful add-in that frees you from performing time-consuming operations in Excel, such as combine sheets quickly, merge cells without losing data, paste to only visible cells, count cells by color and so on. 300+ powerful features / functions for Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365!

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Adding Tabbed Interface for Office

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It enables tabbed browsing, editing, and managing of Microsoft Office applications. You can open multiple documents / files in a single tabbed window, such as using the browser IE 8/9/10, Firefox, and Google Chrome. It's compatible with Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 or Office 365. Demo

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Kutools for Outlook is a powerful add-in that frees you from time-consuming operations which majority of Outlook users has to perform daily! It can save your time from using Microsoft Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 or Office 365!

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Kutools for Word is a powerful add-in that frees you from time-consuming operations which majority of Word users have to perform daily! It can save your time from using Microsoft Word / Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 or Office 365!

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Classic Menu for Office

Bringing Back Your Familiar Menus

Restores the old look and menus of Office 2003 to Microsoft Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365. Don’t lose time in finding commands on the new Ribbon. Easy to deploy to all computers in enterprises and organizations.

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How to sort full names based on the last name in Word document?

In Word document, we can quickly sort a list of names alphabetically by using the Sort function, and all the names will be sorted by the first name. But, have you ever tried to sort the full names based on the last name in Word?

Sort full names based on the last name with Sort function in Word document


Sort full names based on the last name with Sort function in Word document

In Word document, to sort a list of names by last name, please do with the following steps:

1. Select the names list, and then click Home > Sort, see screenshot:

doc sort by last name 1

2. In the Sort Text dialog box, click Options button, see screenshot:

doc sort by last name 2

3. In the Sort Options dialog box, in the Separate fields at section, select the separator that between the names, in this case, I will choose Other option, and then type a space into the box, see screenshot:

doc sort by last name 3

4. Then click OK to return the Sort Text dialog, here, you should select Word 2 from the Sort by drop down list, and then specify the sort order as you need, see screenshot:

doc sort by last name 4

5. And then click OK to close the dialog box, and now, you can see the full names have been sorted by the last name as following screenshot shown:

doc sort by last name 5




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