Creating and printing documents

Create a document in Word

How to create a document in Microsoft Word

Do you need to type assignments, stories or letters easily? Creating a document in Word is the best place to start.


Step 1 – Getting started

Open Microsoft Word using the Windows Start menu or Taskbar in the bottom-left corner of your screen. Click on Microsoft Word to open it.


Step 2 – Creating a new document

Click on the ‘New’ button to show the types of Word document you can choose to create. 


You will be presented with several different document templates. To create a blank document, click ‘Blank document’ at the top of the window.


After you click ‘Blank document’, your document will appear on the screen and you can begin typing.

Make sure you click ‘Save’ or CTRL + S so you don’t lose your progress as you type!