How to create a folder in a Word document
Folders are used to store the related document in a single place on your computer drive. Microsoft Word allows you to create a new folder while you are working in a current Word document.
Note: Using the below steps, you can create a folder in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019.
In Microsoft Word, you can create a folder using the following two methods -
Method 1: Using Save As dialog box
Microsoft Word allows you to create a folder using Save As dialog box. Follow the below mentioned easiest steps to create a folder.
Step 1: Open the new or an existing Word document.
Step 2: Click on the File Tab at the top left corner of the document. A list of file options will appear in which click on the Save As option.
Step 3: A Save As dialog box will appear on the screen. Browse the location where you want to create a folder and click on the New folder button, as shown in the screenshot given below.
Step 4: Type the name for the new folder and press the Enter key from the keyboard.
Note: In the folder name, you can not use slashes, colons, semicolons, dashes, and other special characters.
Step 5: Click on the Open button to open the new folder.
Step 6: Click on the Save button to save your document to the newly created folder.
Method 2: Create a new folder in a Word document using File Explorer
Follow the below steps to create a new folder using File Explorer -
Step 1: Open the File Explorer by pressing Window logo + E keys from the keyboard.
Step 2: Browse the location where you want to create a folder. Press Ctrl + Shift + N keys from the keyboard or click on the New folder option, as shown on the screenshot below.
Step 3: Type the name of the folder that you want to create and press the Enter key from the keyboard.
Save your document in the newly created folder
Once you create a new folder, you can also save your current Word document in the newly created folder.
Follow the below steps to save your document in the newly created folder -
Now, you can see that your current document is saved in the newly created folder.