The following procedure creates a new, blank document.
To use templates (template: A file or files that contain the structure and tools for shaping such elements as the style and page layout of finished files. For example, Word templates can shape a single document, and FrontPage templates can shape an entire Web site.), wizards (wizard: A feature that asks questions and then creates an item, such as a form or Web page, according to your answers.), and existing documents as a starting point, do one of the following:
From a template or wizard
Note You must be connected to the Internet to search online or to follow the Templates on Office Online link.
From a copy of an existing document
If you want to open a document that was saved in a different folder, locate and open the folder.
This document is created in the folder that contains the original document.