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Intro to Word

Create a document

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  1. Open Word.

  2. Select Blank document.

Or, if Word is already open, select File > New > Blank document.

To create a document using a template

  1. Open Word. Or, if Word is already open, select File > New.

  2. Double-click a template to open it.

Tip: Pin templates you like, so you always see them when you start Word. Select the template and then select the pin icon that appears next to the name of the template.

Search for a template

  1. Open Word. Or, if Word is already open, select File > New.

  2. In the Search for online templates box, enter a search word like letter, resume, or invoice.

    Or, select a category under the search box like Business, Personal, or Education.

  3. Click a template to see a preview. Click the arrows on the side of the preview to see more templates.

    Shows a Report design template preview in Word 2016.

  4. Select Create.

    For more templates, see Microsoft Word templates.

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