Save and Save As

Learn all about saving in Office 2000 in this free lesson.

Saving a file under a new name

If you want to edit or revise a document and want to keep the original, rather than start from scratch you can open the old file, use Save As to save it under a new name, then edit the new document while leaving the original untouched.

Check this outSave As allows this.

To save an existing document using a new name:

  • Choose FileactionSave As from the menu bar.
  • The Save As dialog appears.
  • Type a new name for your file in the file name box.
  • Click Save.

Important: Choose Save As to rename a document. Be careful not to overwrite your original file.