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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Getting started with Word 2013

The first thing you’ll notice after you click the Word 2013 app tile on your Windows 8 Start screen is the Word Start screen experience. This new screen is designed to help you find the file with which you want to work, whether it’s a beautiful template that you can use as the basis for a report you need to write, a document you’ve already worked on previously, or a new blank file.

Open the Word 2013 Start screen

  1. On the Windows 8 Start screen, scroll to the right to display the Office 2013 app tiles.

  2. Click the Word 2013 tile.

    The Word 2013 Start screen appears.

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The Start screen is convenient if you ...

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