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I have a Word 2013 document with a few dozen headings arranged in chronological order.

# 2017
   ## ...
   ## October
   ## November
   ## December
# 2018
   ## January
   ## February

I am looking to reverse the heading order so that these dates are sorted from newest to oldest.

# 2018
   ## February
   ## January
# 2017
   ## December
   ## November
   ## October
   ## ...

How can I reverse the order of headings in a Microsoft Word document?

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I can't verify in Word 2013, but if the function isn't there, you could open it in someone else's Word 2016 for one of these solutions:

A) Manually drag-and-drop from the Navigation pane Navigation Pane

B) Sort using Outline View

1. Enter Outline View (View: Outline), collapse any headings you don't want sorted.
2. Enter Home Tab, Select everything you want sorted, Paragraph: Sort, Choose Heading Dropdown and asc/descending

Outline View
Sort

C) Macro (only worth writing if you need to do this often)

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