Open Close

Learn all about opening files in Office 2000 and closing files in Office 2000 in this free lesson.

Closing a file

To close a file:

Important pointChoose FileactionClose from the menu bar.

File menu with close selected

Or:

Important pointClick the lower Close button in the top-right corner.

Close boxes

When selecting Close, you leave the file you are working on. When selecting Exit, you leave the application altogether.

Remember:
When you are working in an Office application, two Close buttons appear in the top-right of the window. Choose the upperClose button if closing the application. Choose the lower Close button if closing the file.