Learn Microsoft Word 2007 Step By Step: Saving Documents

In the previous lesson, we learned how to create new documents and open existing documents. In this lesson, we are going to have a look at the saving options of Microsoft Word 2007.

The New File Type docx:

The versions of Microsoft Word prior to version 2007 used the extension as .doc. Now in the new Microsoft Word, it has been changed to docx. Docx uses open xml specification to save the documents resulting in reduced size of the documents and making it easier for the developers.

Saving a document:

To save a document, go to office button –> Save.
If you want to save a copy of the document (which will not overwrite the existing document), you should select Save As option. If it is a new document, selecting Save will automatically open the Save As dialog so that you can specify the name of the document and the place where you want to store it.

The shortcut for saving a document is Ctrl – S.

The shortcut for Save As dialog is

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Learn Microsoft Word 2007 Step By Step: Creating and Opening documents

In the previous article, we got familiar with the layout and interface of Microsoft Word 2007. Today we will discuss about creating new documents and opening existing documents. It’s really simple but one should know about it :-).

The Office Button:

The Office Button is synonymous to what it used to be the File Menu in previous versions of Microsoft Word. So When we click the Office button, it will give us the options like opening new documents, saving the current documents, opening existing documents, printing etc.

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Creating a new document:

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Tips for boosting the performance of Windows Vista System

While using Windows Vista, I have noticed some sluggish performance due to extensive services running in the background. Though the background services does many tasks automatically without user intervention it slow down system performance.

Microsoft for the first time has taken the advantage of Task Scheduler in Windows Vista.Many tasks are performed event wise, but due to system hogging it is better to disable some of them.

In the start search box type task scheduler to launch it.

On the left hand side expand Task Scheduler (Local) -> Task Scheduler Library -> Microsoft -> Windows. Now point to the following folders. When you click on a folder the tasks get loaded and then you will see a screen where different tasks will be showing. Right click and then disable them.

  • Bluetooth

if you have no bluetooth device on hand then disable

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Learn Microsoft Word 2007 Step By Step: Getting Familiar With The New Layout

From now on, I’ll be writing hows and whats of Microsoft Office starting with Microsoft Word. I’ll start with the beginning and then we’ll proceed to higher levels until we are fluent in Microsoft Office. Please let me know if you have any questions or confusions. We’ll learn Microsoft Office together. So let’s start with the first lesson. Today we’ll only get familiar with the new interface of Microsoft Word. So here’s the picture of new Microsoft Word 2007.

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I have already highlighted the components of new Microsoft Word 2007. We will discuss them in detail one by one.

The Office Button:

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How To Change Windows XP Product Key

Sometimes one needs to change the Windows XP product key. There are several ways to do so. Some of them are given below.

Note: You should create System Restore Point before proceeding. If something goes wrong, no need to worry, just restore your system.

1- By changing the registry information

To change your Windows XP product key, please follow the steps below:

Click Start, and then click Run.

1. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.

2. In the left pane, locate and then click the following registry key:

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Copy Different Folders From Different Places At Once

Some people have to work with files and folders frequently during their job. Windows does not provide any way to select files or folders from different locations and paste in one location. So you have to copy and paste one by one. There is a utility called Piky Basket which will save you all this work. With Piky Basket, you can copy many files and folders from different locations and then paste them in one folder at once.

Piky Basket is integrated with Windows Explorer. You do not have to run Piky Basket as a separate program. It can be accessed from the menu which appears by right clicking on any files/folders in Windows Explorer.

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Features:

1- Copy, copy, copy and

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Know The Color Code Of Any Color Anywhere On Your Screen

While working with http://technize.com I had one problem .. adjusting all the colors. I had to copy the screen shot of the whole blog into Adobe Photoshop and then pick the color code from there and then put it in the stylesheet. Then I found out two softwares which could do this for me. They can pick the color of any place on the screen.

1- Color Cop

Color Cop is a multi-purpose color picker for web designers and programmers. It features an eyedropper, magnifier, variable magnification levels, 3 by 3 and 5 by 5 average sampling, snap to websafe, color history, and a 42 color complementary palette. Color Cop will convert RGB decimal values to Hexadecimal color codes. It has color code support for HTML Hex, Delphi Hex, PowerBuilder, Visual Basic Hex, and Visual C++ Hex. Color Cop is a multi-purpose color picker for windows.

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How to use:

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My Way Search Assistant

Today I was visiting some forums which I regularly visit. I found out that people are having problems with a toolbar called My Way Search Assistant. So I thought that it would be a good idea that I write about it.

What is My Way Search Assistant:

MyWay Searchbar, also known as MyWay Speedbar, MyWay Search Assistant, Webfetti Toolbar, MyWebSearch, or MyWeb Searchbar, is a malware and search toolbar program that allows the user to query Google, Ask Jeeves, Yahoo!, and LookSmart search engines. HP and Dell pre-install this software on some of their commercially sold PCs. It is also bundled with some versions of

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How to turn off the bugging user account control (UAC)

uac Again to Windows Vista, I have been working on Windows Vista for quite a few days now. There’s a new feature in Windows Vista called User Account Control. This alerts you whenever you want to do ANYTHING. And this is the most annoying when you have to do some tasks repeatedly. So I prefer not to activate this security measure. There are quite a no. of ways to turn off this security warning. Some of them, you can try out are:

1- Through Microsoft System Configuration Utility

To turn off UAC (User Account Control), go to Start –> Run –> msconfig
Microsoft System Configuration Utility will open. Go to

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The best way to organize your desktop

I’m always in a hunt for software with better organizational capabilities. Because without organizing yourself, you’ll never be able to advance in the future at an optimum speed. A few days back, I stumbled upon a software called stablauncher. I downloaded it, installed and configured it .. and wow it has got the ability to organize your shortcuts in a very nice way. You can organize in categories and accessing it is very easy as it resides faded on the top of the screen like the task bar at the bottom. When we hover our mouse on it, it comes out. Take a look at its picture while it is out:

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