How do I create a computer file?
This all depends on the type of file you want to create. This document will explain how to create some of the more common types of files on a computer.
How to create a text file.
How to create an image or picture file.
How to create an XLS or spreadsheet file.
How to create a Word processor or DOC file.
How to create an audio file.
How to create a batch file.
How to create a file in MS-DOS or Windows command line
How to create a file in Linux and Unix.
How to create a compressed file or ZIP file.
From within Windows right-click in the area you want to create the file. For example, right click on the Desktop to create a new text file on the Desktop. From the drop-down menu that appears New and then choose Text Document.
To create an image or picture you must use an Image editor program. See our listing of image editors for a listing of programs capable of editing and creating new images.
To create a new audio file we suggest the free Audacity program.