Creating a New File

If you need help opening the new files Office 2003 has available, use this free lesson as your handy guide.

Creating a new file in Outlook 2003

Creating new files in Outlook 2003 is slightly different than in other Office 2003 programs.

To create a new file using the menu bar:

  • Choose FileNew from the menu bar (Ctrl+N).
  • A cascading menu appears, presenting several options.
  • Hover your mouse pointer over your choice, then click.

Outlook 2003's cascading new file menu

To create a new file in Outlook 2003 using the Standard toolbar:

  • Click the downward arrow at the right end of the New button. New button
  • A drop-down menu appears, presenting several options.
  • Hover your mouse pointer over your choice, then click.

Outlook 2003's new file button menu