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Old 12-16-05, 04:01 PM
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List of all your fonts in MS Word (with samples)

The Microsoft Knowledge Base Q209205 shows how to create a macro that generates a list of the fonts available to Microsoft Word and displays a sample of each font.

I have several hundred fonts installed. The macro above generated the list. But the list is in a seemingly random order. How do I get that list to show up alphabetically? Currently, the file looks like:

Tahoma
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
0123456789?$%&()[]*_-=+/<>


Arial Narrow
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
0123456789?$%&()[]*_-=+/<>


Trebuchet MS
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
0123456789?$%&()[]*_-=+/<>
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1) Do the following Find/Replaces on the entire document:
* Replace ^pabcd with ~abcd
* Replace ^p01234 with ~01234

2) Select All (Ctr+A)

3) Format --> Table --> Sort... Ascending

4) Do the following Find/Replaces on the entire document:
* Replace ~abcd with ^pabcd
* Replace ~01234 with ^p01234



That's it. The "^p" is a paragraph mark, in case you're wondering. This should work, unless you have a font that starts with 01234 or abcd.

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Thanks Steve. I had about a dozen symbols and wingdings that messed it up, but at least I got the rest all organized okay. There was a formatting "error" when I removed the ^p causing the first four letters (abcd) to be Times New Roman, Bold, and Underlined while the rest (e~z) were still in their native font, but I got around it doing several find/replace and ^p. I didn't want to have to manually do all 377 fonts.
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