Creating a New File

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

Creating a new file in Outlook 2002

Creating new files in Outlook 2002 is slightly different than in other Office XP programs.

Note: Outlook 2002 doesn't feature a task pane.

To create a new file using the menu bar:
  • Choose FileNew from the menu bar (Ctrl+N).
  • A cascading menu appears, offering several options.
  • Hover your mouse pointer over your choice and click.

Outlook 2002's cascading new file menu

To create a new file in Outlook 2002 using the Standard toolbar:
  • Click the New button. New button
  • A drop-down menu appears, offering several options.
  • Hover your mouse pointer over your choice and click.

Outlook 2002's new file button menu