Open a document
Every time you start Word, you’ll see a list of your most recently used documents. Select a document from the list to get started.
If the document you’re looking for isn’t there, select Open Other Documents.
Or, if you’re already in Word, select File > Open. Then browse to the file’s location, and select the file you want.
View a document
Select View > Read Mode.
To move from page to page in a document:
Use the arrows on the left and right sides of a page.
Press Page Down or Page Up, press Spacebar or Backspace, or press the arrow keys on the keyboard.
Use the scroll wheel on your mouse.
Swipe left or right with your finger on a touch device.
Close a document
Select File > Close.
If you haven't saved the document, you will be prompted to do so.
Note: To close Word, select X in the upper-right corner of the app.