Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Saving a File
To save a file for the first time:
1. On the taskbar, click the Microsoft Word program button
. Word becomes the
2. On the Ribbon, click the File tab. Backstage view opens with commands and tabs
for creating new files, opening existing files, and saving, printing, and closing
files. See Figure 16.
click the Fi le tab to
open Backstage view
click a command in
the navigation bar to
perform an action
click a tab in the
navigation bar to
3. In the navigation bar, click the Save As command. The Save As dialog box opens
because you have not yet saved the file and need to specify a storage location and
filename. The default location is set to the Documents folder, and the first few
words of the first line appear in the File name box as a suggested title.
4. In the Navigation pane along the left side of the dialog box, click the link for the
location that contains your Data Files, if necessary.
Trouble? If you don’t have the starting Data Files, you need to get them before
you can proceed. Your instructor will either give you the Data Files or ask you to
obtain them from a specified location (such as a network drive). In either case,
make a backup copy of the Data Files before you start so that you will have
the original files available in case you need to start over. If you have any
questions about the Data Files, see your instructor or technical support person for
5. In the file list, double-click the Office folder, and then double-click the Tutorial
folder. This is the location where you want to save the document.
6. Type Agenda in the File name box. This descriptive filename will help you more
easily identify the file. See Figure 17 (your file path may differ).