3.3.1 Opening Documents

To open an existing document, follow these steps:

  • Select the Open option from the File menu. An open dialog box will be displayed as shown below:

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  • Select the appropriate drive and folder.
  • Double-click on the desired filename to load the document. Alternatively, click on the Open button on the standard toolbar or press Ctr+O.
  • Select the Window menu. Notice that document names are displayed and the active documents has a check mark by it.
  • Press Esc to release the Window menu.

To load non-word documents, follow these steps:

  • Select the Open option from the File menu. The open dialog box gets invoked as displayed in above figure.
  • Select the appropriate dive and folder in which the document is located.
  • From the Files of Type option select All Files optio.
  • Select the type of the file you want to view from the Files of type list box.
  • Double-click on the desired File name to Load the document.

To open a document as read-only, the steps are:

  • Select the Open option from the File menu. The open dialog box gets invoked as displayed in Figure.
  • Select the appropriate drive and folder in which the document is located.
  • Select the type of file you want to view from the Files of type box.

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  • Click on the down arrow of open button and Select the Open Read-only option from this drop-down menu.