Rank a list Rank stories according to priority and then sort the Stories related list by rank. In the Stories related list, click Rank to sort the stories according to priority. A dialog box appears, allowing you to sort the stories in any order. Click and drag each story into position using the handle icon to the left of the story number. Close the list using the X in the upper right corner when you are done. The related list of stories is not sorted by your ranking initially. To view the related list in its ranked order, open the context menu from the related list and select Sort by rank. To return the sort order of the list to an unranked state, click once in the heading of any column that contains data.