Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Figure 1-1: The Word Start screen.
If you’re an old hand at Word, you probably desire to get rid of the Word Start screen.
Follow these blessed steps:
1. In Word, click the File tab on the Ribbon.
If you’re still staring at the Word Start screen, choose the Blank Document item to get into Word.
The File tab is the blue button that says File, found near the upper-left corner of the screen.
2. Choose Options from the list of menu items on the left side of the screen.
3. Ensure that the General category is chosen from the left side of the Word Options window.
4. Remove the check mark by the item Show the Start Screen When This Application Starts.
5. Click the OK button.