You can quickly create new Office documents when you’re signed into Office 365, or while running Office desktop applications such as Word or Excel.
Create a document in Office 365
Not sure where to create it? See Should I save my documents to SkyDrive Pro or a team site?
- At the top of the page, click SkyDrive, or click Sites and then click Team Site.
- Click New Document, and then choose the type of document you want to create.
- Type a name and click OK. The new document opens in an Office Web App for the selected type of Office document.
- When you’re done, click File > Exit in the web app.
Tip If you want access to all application features, you can switch to the full Office application. For example, if you’re working in Word Web App, click Open in Word to continue working on the document in Word.
Create a document in an Office desktop application
On your computer, open the Office application you want, and click File>New.
If you’re signed in to Office 365, and your subscription includes Office, you can install the latest version. At the top of the page in Office 365, go to Settings >Office 365 Settings>Software.
When you’re done, on the File menu, click Save As, and you can save your document on your computer, or, if you’re using Office 365, on your team site or SkyDrive Pro.