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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Microsoft® Office 2007 by Sherry Willard Kinkoph

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Chapter 2. Working with Files

Start a New File

With the exception of Outlook, you can create new files whenever you want to add new data to an Office program. Depending on the program you are working with, you can create different types of new files. When you create a new file in Word, it is called a document. In Excel, a new file is called a workbook. In Access, it is called a database. In PowerPoint, it is called a presentation, while in Publisher it is called a publication.

In Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, you use the New dialog box to start a new file. In Publisher and Access, you use the Getting Started screen to start new files. Whenever you start a new file in Office 2007, you can choose to create a blank document, or base the file on a template ...

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