Use meaningful file names for documents

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In this module, you'll learn how to use meaningful file names that can make your documents easier to find.

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When you use meaningful file names and add properties to your documents, you make your files easier for everyone to find. These steps are important to follow to be compliant with legal requirements and guidelines.

Try it!

To rename a file
  1. Using File Explorer, right-click a file, and then choose Rename.

  2. Type a new name for the document, and then press Enter.

To add details about a document
  1. In Word, on the File tab, choose Info.

  2. Under Properties, in the Title box, type a title for the document.

  3. To add an author, under Related People, choose Add an author.

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