Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Opening and Saving Documents
the preview pane in Windows Vista with a little extra effort: click Organize, Layout,
Preview Pane.
Navigation pane As its name suggests, you use the Navigation pane to move
between the libraries (Windows 7 only), drives, and folders on your computer and
your network. Be aware that you can customize the Navigation pane in various ways
to speed navigation: add or remove libraries, add or remove favorites (simply drag a
folder to the Favorites icon), or even change it to the Windows XP–style hierarchy, for
example.
Open options Naturally, clicking Open opens the selected file for editing. But if you
click the arrow by the Open button, you’ll see additional options, as shown here:
Open Read-Only When you open a document in read-only mode, Office
doesn’t prevent you from making changes. However, to save any changes, you
must save the document with a new name, preserving the original unedited
document.
Open As Copy This option creates a copy of the document, inserting the
word Copy and a number before the file name, and then opens the copy.
Open In Protected View Protected View is designed primarily for potentially
risky files, such as documents you download from the Internet or a message
attachment from a sender identified as unsafe. In Protected View, you’re
prevented from editing or saving the document unless you explicitly enable these
features after the document opens. For more information about Protected
View, see “How Office 2010 Protects You” on page 818.
Open And Repair If your file doesn’t open properly, try this option, which
attempts to repair corrupted files or, if that’s not possible, extract the valid data.
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