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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating a New Document

You can start Word in several different ways, depending on how it was installed, but the tried-and-true method is to choose Microsoft Word from the Windows Start menu. When Word starts, it automatically opens a new blank document for you. If you’ve been experimenting and Word is already running, you can open a new blank document with a few mouse clicks.

Start Word and Enter Some Text

  1. If Word is already running and you’ve entered some text, choose New from the Office menu to display the New Document dialog box, and double-click Blank Document to create a new blank document. If Word isn’t running, start it from the Windows Start ...

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