Unit 9. Basic word processing skills

Topic B: Save, retrieve, and print documents

Save and Retrieve Documents

Save a new document or save a file to a specific location (Windows 10)

  1. Click the File tab.

  2. Click the Save As command.

  3. Choose a location on your computer (the drive and folder) to save your file.
  4. Type a name for your document in the File Name box.
  5. Click the Save button.

Save an existing file in its current location

  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click the Save command.
  3. Or click the Save button icon.

Retrieve a file from a specific location

  1. Start Word.
  2. Click the File tab.
  3. Click Open command.
  4. Choose the location on the computer that stores your file (the drive and folder).
  5. Click the name of the file you wish to open.
  6. Click Open or double click the file name.

Print a Document

– a device that is usually connected to a computer in order to transfer the text and graphic information to paper.

How to print a document in Microsoft Word:

  1. Load paper in the paper tray if needed.
  2. Press the Power button to turn the printer on.
  3. Choose the location on the computer that stores your file (the drive and folder).
  4. Open the file you wish to print.
  5. Click the File tab.

  6. Click the Print command.

  7. Select the print options. Here, you can select:
    • How many copies you would like
    • Which pages you want to be printed. You can choose to print all pages, select pages (for example, page 3 to 6), or just the current page (meaning the page that is open on the screen).
    • If the printer should print on one side of the page or both sides.

  8. Click Print to start the printing process.

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