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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Creating, Renaming, and Deleting Folders and Files

With each program you use on your computer, you create files of a particular type. For example, with Microsoft Office Word 2007, you create documents (.docx files); with Microsoft Office Excel 2007, you create workbooks (.xlsx files); and with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, you create presentations (.pptx files). Windows Vista also provides programs—Notepad, WordPad, and Paint—that you can use to create and edit simple text documents and graphics.

See Also

For information about WordPad and Paint, see Chapter 11.

With most programs, the files you create are only temporary until you save them to your hard disk or to another location, such as a USB flash drive. (Certain programs that create more ...

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