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


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.

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.