Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Starting Office Programs
To start Word and open a new, blank document:
1. Make sure your computer is on and the Windows desktop appears on your screen.
Trouble? If your screen varies slightly from those shown in the figures, your
computer might be set up differently. The figures in this topic were created while
running Windows 7 with the Aero feature turned on, but how your screen looks
depends on the version of Windows you are using, the resolution of your screen,
and other settings.
2. On the taskbar, click the Start button
, and then click All Programs to display
the All Programs list.
3. Click Microsoft Office , and then point to Microsoft Word 2010 . Depending
on how your computer is set up, your desktop and menu might contain different
icons and commands. See Figure 1.
Start menu with All Programs list displayed
Office p rograms
click to start Word
Trouble? If you don’t see Microsoft Office on the All Programs list, point to
Microsoft Word 2010 on the All Programs menu. If you still don’t see Microsoft
Word 2010, ask your instructor or technical support person for help.
4. Click Microsoft Word 2010 . Word starts and a new, blank document opens.
Refer to the Visual Overview to review the common program window elements.
Trouble? If the Word window doesn’t fill your entire screen as shown in the
Visual Overview, the window is not maximized, or expanded to its full size. You’ll
maximize the window shortly.
You can have more than one Ofﬁ ce program open at once. You’ll use this same
method to start Excel and open a new, blank workbook.