Chapter 8

Document Calisthenics:New, Open, Save, and Close

In This Chapter

arrow Creating a new document

arrow Saving documents

arrow Updating (resaving) a document

arrow Opening a document

arrow Inserting one document inside another

arrow Closing a document

arrow Retrieving a lost document

I like the word document. It’s elegant. It’s much better than saying “a file” or “that thing I created with my word processor.” A document could include everything from a shopping list to a note excusing little Jimmy’s absence because you thought he might have impetigo but it turned out to be jelly stuck to his chin from the night before — it makes all that trivial text somehow seem more important.

Regardless of size or importance, it’s called a document. It’s the goal of your using Word. You’ll create new documents, conjure up old documents ...

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