Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, and then select WordPad.
Use the menu bar to select commands. Use the toolbar to select buttons for frequently used commands.
Use the format bar to make changes to the appearance of the text.
Use the ruler to set tabs and indents.
Use WordPad to edit text files or to create simple documents such as notes, memos, fax sheets, and so on. WordPad saves files in Rich Text Format by default, but you can choose to save in a text-only format.
To hide any of the screen elements in WordPad, open the View menu and click the tool you want to hide. A check mark indicates that the tool is showing; no check mark indicates that it is hidden.