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Office 2010 Made Simple by Guy Hart-Davis

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Creating and Saving a New Document

To create a new document, you use Backstage view as well. When you click the Open button in the left column of Backstage view, as shown in Figure 5. Word displays the New pane. You can then use the controls in the Available Templates area to choose the template you want, and then click the Create button to create a new document based on that template.

NOTE: A template is a file that contains the framework for a new document. For example, a report template contains placeholders for items such as the report's title, author name, headings, and body text. Using a template helps you create consistently formatted documents quickly and easily.

Figure 5. To create a new document, choose File New, click the template ...

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