Sorting iphoto albums into album title order

I've only just got my mac and there are somethings I'm struggling with...I'd like my photo albums in iphoto to be sorted by album title but can't seem to do this.  An earlier answer said to right click in the albums area, but the only option I get if I do that is to paste.  I'm sure it must be very simple really, can anybody help me please..?  Thank you

Control-lick on any album and you should get this contextual menu:
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