In Microsoft Word 2010, the main file commands—New, Open, Save, and Print—are located in the File Tab at the top-left corner of the screen next to the Home Tab.
How do I Save My Word Document?
How do I Open my Works, WordPad, or OpenOffice Document?
To open a Works or OpenOffice/LibreOffice word processing document in Word, follow these steps:
- Start Word.
- Click on the "File" tab, then select "Open"
- In the Open dialog box:
- Locate where the file is Saved [USB Drive]
- Select "All Files" from the Files of type drop-down menu
- Select the Works (.wps) or OpenOffice/LibreOffice (.odt) word processing document that you want to open, and then click Open.
* NOTE * Some of the formatting of the document may have changed; double-check your document before printing or submitting. If you want your document to be compatable with both Works and Word you may want to change the "Save as Type" to "Rich Text Format" or "RTF".
My Document is Opening as a ZIP File.
Sometimes Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2007/2010 attached to your Edison Portal email will save as a Compressed ZIP File onto the Library Computers. Please follow the instructions below to properly Open the attached File.
- Click on the attached File in the email and Select "Save"
- The "Save As..." Dialogue box will open requesting a location to save
- From the "Save as Type" Drop-down menu Select "All Files"
- After the file's name Type ".docx" if it is a Word Document.
- Click "Save"
The file should now Open properly from the Saved Location.
NOTE: Other Microsoft Office Program extensions which may open as a ZIP File: Word 2007/2010, ".docx"; PowerPoint 2007/2010, ".pptx or .ppsx"; Excel 2007/2010, ".xlsx".
How do I Double-Space My Research Paper?
- Highlight the text you want to double-space
- Click on the “Home” tab
- In the Paragraph section, click on the “Line Spacing” button
- Click “Line Spacing Options”
- In the Spacing section, select “Double” from the “Line spacing” drop-down menu
- Click “OK”
How do I Adjust My Paper's Margins?
- Click on the “Page Layout” tab
- In the Page Setup section, click on the “Margins” button
- Select a margin spacing option from the list
- Select “Normal” for 1 inch margins on all sides (required for MLA and APA)
How do I Insert Page Numbers on the Top of the Page?
- Click on the “Insert” tab
- In the Header & Footer section, click on the “Page Number” button
- Select “Top of Page”
- Click on “Plain Number 3” to insert a right-justified page number
- Depending on citation style: after inserting the page number move your cursor before it and type your Last Name or the Running Title and a space.
How do I Create a Hanging Indent for my Citation Page?
- Highlight all the citations
- Click on the “Home” tab
- In the Paragraph section of the Page Layout tab, click on the bottom right arrow, to open the Paragraph dialog box (see Image Below)
- In the Indentation section, select “Hanging” from the “Special” drop-down menu
- In the By box enter 0.5
- Click “OK”
How do I open my OneNote Notebook in Word?
To Open a OneNote Page, Section, or Notebook in Word follow the instructions below:
- In OneNote go to the "File" tab
- Click "Save As"
- Select what portion of your OneNote Notebook you would like to save as a Word Document [Page, Section, or Entire Notebook]
- Select "Word Document (*.docx)"
- Then Click "Save As" and pick a location see the "How do I save My Word Document?" section.
How do I copy my Excel Chart into a Word Document?
- Open Excel and create a table of information.
- Highlight that table of information and on the "Insert" tab select the type of Chart you would like to make.
- Right-Click on the Chart and select "Copy"
- Open your Word Document and right-click in the area you wish to place the Chart and select "Paste" with the last Paste Option, "Picture"