"Word 2007 Save VS Word 2007 Save As"


Discover the Word 2007 Save and Save As features! What are the differences between them?

The first time you save a document, whether you click on Office Button - Save OR Office Button - Save As, you will bring to a Save As dialog box.

From this dialog box, you have to specify where you want to save it - that is, the disk drive and the folder or subfolder in which you want it saved as well as the file name.

Subsequently, if you save the file you just need to go to Office Button - Save and the file will be save. If you wish to save the same file to other location or give a new file name, then you need to use the Office Button - Save As command.


To save a document for the first time

  • From the Office Button, click Save As.
  • Word 2007 Save As dialog box

  • From the Save As dialog box displayed, click the icon on the left (under the Favorite Links section) and browse to the location that you want the file to be saved.
  • If you want to save your new document in a folder that already exists in the major area, double-click that folder to open it.
  • If you want to store your new document in a new folder, click the New Folder icon in the toolbar, type the name of the new folder, and click OK. The new folder will open.
  • When you have the folder(s) open in which you want to save the document, enter the name of the document in the File name: box, and then click Save button.

Note: If you would like the document to be open in the previous versions of Word, in the Save as type: drop-down menu, select Word 97 - 2003 Document (*.doc).


To save a document subsequently

  • From the Office Button, click Save.

  • OR
  • Click the Save icon on the Quick Access Toolbar.

  • OR
  • Press CTRL+S.


To save a document automatically

  • From the Office Button, click Word Options.
  • From the Word Options dialog box displayed, and click the Save option on the left.
  • Word 2007 Options Save dialog box

  • Under the Save documents section, click the Save AutoRecover infomation every check box.
  • In the minutes box, use the arrows to select a time or type a time for how often Word is to save your document.
  • Click OK to close the dialog box.


Related Topics:

Thsi tutorial is to let you differentiate the Word 2007 Save and Save As features, some others basic Word tutorial can be found here;

Getting Started with Microsoft Office Word 2007

Discover the Latest Changes on the Word 2007 Interface - The Ribbon!

What are the Elements of a Word 2007 Screen?

2007 Save and Save As Features



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