Keep Track of Open Documents in Word 2002
By default, when you start Microsoft Word 2002, each document you create or open appears in
a separate window and a button is added to the Microsoft Windows® taskbar.
Each document is
represented by a button on the taskbar.
If you prefer to see only a single window and a single button on the Windows taskbar,
as in the following example,
clear the Windows in Taskbar check box on the View tab of the Options
dialog box (on the Tools menu, click Options).
Note This check box is not available if you use Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0.
Managing multiple documents in Word
To quickly switch from one open document to another
If you are displaying multiple buttons on the taskbar,
you can do either of the following:
If you are displaying only a single button on the taskbar, you can use the Window
menu in Word to switch between documents.
go through all open documents one at a time
To restore, move, size, minimize, maximize, or close a document
To view all open documents at the same time
you are upgrading from a previous version of Microsoft Office
you are upgrading from a previous version of Office, you may be wondering if you
are starting a new session of Word each time you open or create a new document. Office
programs do not start
new sessions when you open another file, so you
don't have to worry about your computer running out of memory.