Microsoft SharePoint 2013:Create a new document from the document library

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Creating a new document from the document library in SharePoint 2013

In the previous article we've learned how to create a document library in SharePoint 2013. This article will show you how to create a new document in the library.

Document Library contains the flexible tools that allow user not only to add new document from the PC, but to create new documents directly from the SharePoint.


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Now let’s see how to create a new document in the SharePoint 2013 library.

  1. Login to your Document Library.
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  2. Go to Files tab, then click New Document and New Document from drop-down
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  3. Now you will receive the warning message, click yes to proceed, then type your login credentials in the popup window
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  4. Now you will see the new MS Word document enabled for editing, after editing click “save” button
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  5. Select the Document Library where you want to save your new document (in our case it is called “Document Library Sample”)
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  6. You could see the content of your Document Library, type the name of your document (in our case it is called Sample Document) and click Save
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  7. Now you can find the new file in the Document Library
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Want to know more? Learn how to edit a document in a document library in SharePoint 2013