Chapter 2. Working with Office Documents

Create a New Document

Microsoft Office allows you to create a new document with the Office button.

Each document is like a separate piece of paper. Creating a new document is similar to placing a new piece of paper on your screen.

When you start most programs, Office displays a blank document based on the default template. A template is a pre-designed document, which may include text, formatting, and even content. The default template defines generic page margins, default fonts, and other settings that are appropriate for a typical document. You simply type text to create your new document.

You can also create documents based on other templates by selecting from several common document types. Some templates ...

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