Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Saving and Organizing Files
computers. Folder windows have common design elements, including the following (shown in
• The address bar provides quick navigation options. The arrows on the address bar
allow you to visit different locations on the computer.
• The buttons to the left of the address bar allow you to navigate the contents of the
navigation pane and view recent pages.
• The Previous Locations arrow displays the locations you have visited.
• The Refresh button on the right side of the address bar refreshes the contents of
the folder list.
• The search box contains the dimmed words, Search Documents. You can type a
term in the search box for a list of les, folders, shortcuts, and elements containing
that term within the location you are searching. A shortcut is an icon on the desktop
that provides a user with immediate access to an app or le.
• The ribbon contains ve tabs used to accomplish various tasks on the computer
related to organizing and managing the contents of the open window. This ribbon
works similarly to the ribbon in the office apps.
• The navigation pane on the left contains the Favorites area, Libraries area,
Homegroup area, Computer area, and Network area.
• The Favorites area shows your favorite locations. By default, this list contains only
links to your Desktop, Downloads, and Recent places.
• The Libraries area shows folders included in a library.
1 SIGN IN | 2 USE WINDOWS | 3 USE APPS | 4 FILE MANAGEMENT | 5 SWITCH APPS | 6 SAVE FILES
7 CHANGE SCREEN RESOLUTION | 8 EXIT APPS | 9 USE ADDITIONAL APP FEATURES | 10 USE HELP
To Create a Folder within a Folder
With the class folder created, you can create folders that will store the les you create using Excel. The
following steps create an Excel folder in the CIS 101 folder (or the folder identifying your class). Why? To be able
to organize your les, you should create a folder structure. If you are using Windows 7, skip these steps and instead
perform the steps in the yellow box that immediately follows these Windows 8 steps.
• Double-tap or double-click the
icon or folder name for the
CIS 101 folder (or the folder
identifying your class) in the le
list to open the folder (Figure 39).
• Tap or click the New folder button
on the Quick Access Toolbar to
create a new folder with the name,
New folder, selected in a text box.
• Type Excel in the text box as
the new folder name.
• Press the ENTER key to rename the
folder (Figure 40).
1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + N
2. Tap or click the New folder button (Home tab | New group)