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Windows 7: New Document

11 Mar 2014   #1
Paul Haslam

Windows 7
New Document

Hello All and welcome to what is probably the daftest question you'll ever read on here.
After many happy years with XP, I've installed 7. Finding my way slowly but..................for the life of me, I can't find out how to open a fresh page on which to write a new document. I've probably seen the tab but don't understand it and I'm going mad because - - it MUST be simple. Can anyone help an old bloke with a bad hearty who is risking an attack looking for this?

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11 Mar 2014   #2

windows 7 home 64bit

Hi Paul ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... If you are using Office click on file tab top left and then New .. Or are you using another program ?
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11 Mar 2014   #3
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

If you are referring to a .txt document, I normally open a new one on the desktop by right clicking in a blank spot on the desktop, select New, then Text Document.
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11 Mar 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

If you want a bit more function in the text editor, go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > right click on Wordpad > Pin to Taskbar. Then you have a convenient program always in sight.
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