Notepad++ sort by name with example


Notepad++ Sorting file text by name.
Notepad++ Sorting file text by name.

If you want to sort text in the file by name using Notepad++ you can make use of Edit -> Line Operations such as

  1. Sort Lines Lexicographically Ascending
  2. Sort Lines Lexicographically Descending

Example:

China
USA
France
Poland
Sweden
Japan
Australia
India
Nepal
Bhutan
Sri Lanka
Germany
Canada
Denmark
Kenya
South Africa

To sort the text by ascending order by country name go to Edit -> Line Operations -> Sort Lines Lexicographically Ascending

Output:

Australia
Bhutan
Canada
China
Denmark
France
Germany
India
Japan
Kenya
Nepal
Poland
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Sweden
USA