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How to rename a document or file in Word?

It would be beneficial to rename a document when you manage a large amount of Word documents, and especially when you rename logically and simply, those word documents are good to identify, edit and organize. This tutorial will introduce ways to rename documents for you.

Rename Word document by right click after saving

Rename Word document by Save As

Rename Word documents by Office Tab

Rename Word document by right click after saving

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Go to the folder you save the document to right click on the document and select Rename in the Menu context. See screenshot:

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Step 1. Click in  Word 2007 or in  Word 2010/2013, and select Save As.

Step 2. Choose the folder you want to save to and rename it on the File name text box, click Save button. See screenshot:


1. Select the type you need from Save as type drop-down list.

2. It will rebuild a new document after renaming the document.

arrow blue right bubble Rename Word documents by Office Tab.

If you install Office Tab in your computer, it will be easy and quick to rename documents by right click on the document tab. See screenshot:

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