Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing a Document
To open an existing document, you click the Microsoft Office Button and then click Open to display the Open dialog box. The first time you use this command, the dialog box displays the contents of your Documents folder. If you display the dialog box again in the same Word session, it displays the contents of whatever folder you last used. To see the contents of a different folder, you use standard Windows techniques. After you locate the file you want to work with, you can double-click it to open it.
Clicking a file name and then clicking the Open arrow in the lower-right corner of the Open dialog ...