Launching a Program

Now that you've gotten an overview of the main programs in Microsoft Office, let's make sure you know how to perform five essential maneuvers with the programs. We'll start with launching a program; move on to creating new files, closing them, and reopening them; and then cover closing the program when you've finished using it.

We'll use Word for the examples, as you'll have Word no matter which edition of Office you have.

To launch Word, as shown in Figure 1–6, follow these steps:

  • Click the Start button to open the Start menu.
  • Click All Programs item to display the All Programs list.
  • Click the Microsoft Office folder to display its contents.
  • Click the Microsoft Word item.

Figure 1–6. To launch Microsoft Word from the ...

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