How To Create Microsoft Office Documents In The Cloud

How To Create Microsoft Office Documents In The Cloud

Microsoft Office has been the go-to document creation software for years with users. It’s dominance is completely warranted. The robust nature of Microsoft Office allows for intricate creation of documents, spreadsheets and presentations. One drawback of course is that Microsoft Office is an expensive piece of software that not everyone can quickly afford. Additionally, MS Office is a bit more than some users need.
However if you have an account, then Microsoft provides many Office features for use freely in the cloud. is Microsoft’s answer to Gmail and with it comes a variety of services, one of which is Microsoft’s cloud storage – SkyDrive. Users can create documents directly in SkyDrive just as typically done with MS Office software.

Here’s how to create Microsoft Office documents in the cloud

Note: in this example we’re creating an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Log-in to your account in a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.)
  • Click the arrow next to Outlook in the upper left-hand corner.
    Outlook Click Arrow
  • Click SkyDrive. SkyDrive
  • Click ‘Create’. Click Create
  • Click ‘Excel workbook’. Choose Excel
  • Name your Excel workbook and click the ‘Create’ button. Create File Name
  • Your Excel workbook opens and you can begin editing.  Note: Your edits save automatically, so you don’t have to keep clicking ‘Save’ to preserve your work. Excel Spreadsheet

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