Saving a Document

After you create a Word document, you can save it to your computer, SkyDrive (New!) cloud-based online storage system, or Office 365 SharePoint service (New!). When you save a document for the first time or if you want to save a copy of a file, use the Save As command. When you want to save an open document, use the Save button on the Quick Access Toolbar. When you save a document, Word 2013 saves 97-2003 files in an older format using compatibility mode and 2007-2013 files in an XML (Extensible Markup Language) based file format. The XML format significantly reduces file sizes, provides enhanced file recovery, and allows for increased compatibility, sharing, reuse, and transportability. If you have issues with leap year dates ...

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