How to Get a Blank Page for Typing
People who use word-processing applications to type out digital documents have multiple ways to begin their work. Out of convenience, users might use a default template in the word processor or download other templates from the Internet to get a head start on typing a document. User might also have go-to documents that they frequently recycle to use for future documents. Sometimes, however, you just need a clean slate. If you have forgotten how to get a blank page in your word processor, know that it is still an option in many popular applications.
Click the "Microsoft Office" orb logo in the left corner of Microsoft Word. Select "New" from the menu to open a blank Word document. Alternatively, click on the icon that resembles a blank, white "sheet" of paper in the top-left corner of Word to open a new blank page for typing.
Select "File" in the top-left corner of the Open Office's "Writer" application. Choose "New," and then select "Text Document" from the menu to open a blank page.
Navigate to the "Docs List' in the Google Docs "Document" application. Select "Create New." Choose "Document" from the menu to open a blank page.
Choose "File" at the top of the Microsoft Works "Word Processor" application. Select "New" from the menu, opening another window. Click "Blank Word Processor Document" from the menu.
Tips & Warnings
- Press "Ctrl" and "N" on the keyboard, in nearly all word processing programs, to open a new, blank document.