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How to create a new folder in Word

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In Microsoft Word, you can create new folders without exiting the program. This article explains how to create new folders from within Word.
To create a new folder in Microsoft Office Word 2007, in Microsoft Office Word 2003, in Microsoft Word 2002, in Microsoft Word 2000, or in Microsoft Word 97, follow these steps:
  1. Start Word.
  2. In Word 2003, in Word 2002, in Word 2000, and in Word 97, click Save on the File menu.

    In Word 2007, click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Save.
  3. In the Save As dialog box, click the drop-down arrow in the Save in box, and then select the location of the new folder in the list.
  4. In Word 2002, in Word 2000, and in Word 97, click the New Folder icon in the Save As dialog box. This icon resembles a yellow folder that has a star on the upper-right corner.

    In Word 2007 and in Word 2003, click the Create New Folder icon in the Save As dialog box.
  5. In the New Folder dialog box, name the folder, and then click OK.
  6. In the Save As dialog box, notice that the folder that you created is now in the location in which the document is to be saved.
Note You can create a new folder any time that the New Folder or the Create New Folder icon is present. For example, click Open File on the File menu, and then notice the New Folder icon.

Article ID: 305129 - Last Review: 12/12/2006 01:27:55 - Revision: 2.3

Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition

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