Chapter 3. Creating and Viewing Documents

10-Second Summary

  • Start a new document

  • Work with a template

  • Enter text by typing, writing, or speaking

  • Create a shared document

  • Research while you work

When you work with information, you work with documents, in one form or another. Whether you’re creating memos, reports, chapters, catalog copy, or press releases; filling in forms; writing evaluations; preparing newsletters; or drafting proposals, your tasks require knowing how to create new documents, enter text, and view the document in different forms. This chapter shows you the most efficient way to accomplish these basic document-building steps. Along the way, you’ll learn new ways to enter and view the information you create.

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