Microsoft Office Button

The Microsoft Office Button is located on the top left corner of the MS-Word window and it is a new user interface feature that replaced the traditional “File” menu. You can also find this button in MS-Outlook while creating a new message, task, contact, etc.

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When you click this button, it offers a selective list of commands to perform different tasks which are New, Open, Save, Save As, Print, Prepare, Send, Publish and Close. These commands are thoroughly described below the following image.

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New: This command enables you create a new word file, i.e. Word document.

Open: This command allows you to open an existing word file on your computer.

Save: This command is mainly used to save a file after completing your work. You can also save these particular changes made to the currently open file.

Save As: This command helps you in saving a new file with a desired file name to a desired location on your computer’s hard drive.

Print: This command is generally used to print a hard copy of the currently open document in MS-word.

Prepare: This command allows you to prepare your document for distribution, i.e. you can view and edit your document properties and inspect the hidden metadata in the document.

Send: This command allows you share your document with other users, i.e. you can then share a document through e-mail or by posting to a blog.

Publish: This command allows you distribute your document to other people, i.e. you can create an online blog with the content of your document.

Close: This command is mainly used to close the currently open file in MS word.

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