Different Ways to Exit Microsoft Word document

In this article, you will be learning about the different ways to exit your Microsoft word document.

Exiting a word document is one of the easiest tasks to perform in Microsoft Word. There are certain methods to exit a word document. Let’s discuss about them in detail.

Exit Word via File-tab method

To exit the word in this method, follow these steps.

  1. Click the File tab.
  • Choose the Exit command.

If you haven’t saved the document, a tab pops-up to save the document.

Click, save and the word document gets closed.

Exit Word without closing the document.

By this method, we are not actually exiting word completely. We are minimizing the word window and the word process doesn’t get terminated.

Click on the minimize option on the top right corner of your screen, the word document gets minimized.

You can restore the document by clicking the Microsoft word icon in the taskbar.

Note: The keyboard shortcut ALT+F4 can also be used to close the application.