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Part 4. Managing Word Documents > Opening a Document

Opening a Document

Click the Open button in the Standard toolbar to display the Open dialog box.

Look at the Look in box. If the location listed here is the one that contains your document, skip to step 6.

If the folder you want is under the Look in box, double-click the folder to open it, and, if applicable, any of its subfolders. Then skip to step 6.

To look elsewhere, click the down arrow to the right of the Look in box, and click the entry that contains the folder you want.

INTRODUCTION

When you want to revise a document that you've previously saved to disk, follow these steps to open it again. You can open as many documents at once as you like, and then use the methods described in the next task to switch back and forth among them.


TIP

Opening a Document Quickly

Word lists the four documents that you've opened most recently at the bottom of the File menu and in the Getting Started task pane. If your document is in one of these lists, you can just click it to open it instead of following these steps.


As in step 3, double-click folders until the folder that contains the file you want to open is displayed in the Look in box.

Click the document you want to open.

Click the Open button. (You can also just double-click the document name.)

Word opens the document for you.


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