Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with Files
File type arrow
Create any number of new files.
Open a previously saved file.
2. If needed, select the appropriate folder from
the Navigation Pane.
3. Select the file you want to open.
Optionally, press Ctrl+N to create a new file
without opening the dialog box.
Display Other File Formats
Opening an Existing File
When you’ve worked on and saved a file previously,
you can reopen it to review or modify the file.
Click the file type arrow to display files saved
in other formats.
4. Click the Open button. The document
appears, ready for you to edit.
Click the File tab and choose Open. An Open
dialog box similar to the one shown in
Figure 1-13 appears.
Another Keyboard Shortcut
If the file you open was created in a previous
version of Office, the words Compatibility
Mode appear on the title bar, next to the
document name (see Figure 1-14).
Optionally, press Ctrl+O to display the Open