Creating and Saving a Text File in Windows

Apart from offering us the most competitive operating systems in the world, Microsoft has always sought to cater to our various application needs as well and it could be rightly said that the Microsoft Office suite of apps stands most successful in this regard. Be it for our basic tabulation or documentation needs or for handling our correspondences, MS Office is something that we could hardly do without. In fact, there wouldn’t be anyone amongst us who don’t open an MS Word file at some time of the day or the other. While none of us adults would need a tutorial on how to create and save files in Word, the Windows help team thinks that such an acquainting would be largely helpful for kids and beginners.

Working on MS Word 

As you might know, MS Word comes as part of the Microsoft Office suite, that caters to our multifarious documentation needs. The program offers options even for dispatching emails and publishing. You can create and store these files in any location on your hard drive and modify them at a later time as you wish. As the Windows help team says, while other similar programs have text files within them that require modification for certain functions to work properly, MS Word caters to our needs beyond imagination.

Creating and Saving an MS Word File

According to the Windows help team, the following steps are in order for creating and saving an MS Word file:

  1. Commence the procedure by clicking on “Start” and choosing “All Programs”.
  2. Select “Microsoft Office”, followed by “Microsoft Word”.
  3. Type in your data as required. As mentioned earlier, there are a plethora of options for formatting your text in MS Word. And all of them cannot be comprehensively dealt in this post./li>
  4. In order to acquaint yourself with some of the commonly used options, select a particular portion of your text and try clicking on the options on the toolbar. Observe what changes occur. In fact, try to learn by experimenting. In case you feel that your actions are causing any ridiculous changes, all you need to do is press the combination key “Ctrl+Z” to undo them.
  5. Finally, click on “File” and select “Save As” to save your Word file.

The above account would surely prove helpful in introducing you to the various options in Microsoft Word.

For any further assistance, do get in touch with Windows help.

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