Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Saving and Organizing Files
T O C REATE A F OLDER WITHIN A F OLDER U SING W INDOWS 7
If you are using Windows 7, perform these steps to create a folder within a
folder instead of the previous steps that use Windows 8.
1. 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.
2. Click the New folder button on the toolbar to display a new folder icon
and text box for the folder.
3. Type Excel in the text box to name the folder.
4. Press the key to create the folder.
To Expand a Folder, Scroll through
Folder Contents, and Collapse a Folder
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
Folder windows display the hierarchy of items and the contents of drives and folders in the le list.
You might want to expand a library or folder in the navigation pane to view its contents, slide or scroll through
its contents, and collapse it when you are nished viewing its contents. Why? When a folder is expanded, you can see
all the folders it contains. By contrast, a collapsed folder hides the folders it contains. The following steps expand, slide or
scroll through, and then collapse the folder identifying your class (CIS 101, in this case).
• Double-tap or double-click
the Documents library in the
navigation pane, which expands
the library to display its contents
and displays a black arrow to the
left of the Documents library icon
My Documents and
are folders in
• Double-tap or double-click the My
Documents folder, which expands
the folder to display its contents and
displays a black arrow to the left of
the My Documents folder icon.
What is the My Documents folder?
When you save les on your hard
disk, the My Documents folder is
the default save location.
Excel folder appears
when CIS 101 folder
indicates CIS 101
folder is expanded
• Double-tap or double-click the
CIS 101 folder, which expands the
folder to display its contents and
displays a black arrow to the left
of the folder icon (Figure 42).
• Slide the scroll bar down or click the down scroll arrow on the vertical scroll bar to display additional folders at the
bottom of the navigation pane. Slide the scroll bar up or click the scroll bar above the scroll box to move the scroll
box to the top of the navigation pane. Drag the scroll box down the scroll bar until the scroll box is halfway down
the scroll bar.