When I made this video I had no idea how popular it would become. Most computer users presume that newbie’s will automatically understand the difference between save and save as. But this is not true. Every , application or software program has a save and save as option. This is why it has become important to know the clear difference between the two.
The danger is if you do not know the difference then you could possibly save over the top of an important document. A click of a button is all it takes..
Watch this video below or read the full article difference between save and saveas.
Here are some things that are addressed in that article:
What happens when I press “Save”?
When pressing “Save As”, what does it do?
When should I use the “Save As” option?
Why do we need both options, “Save” and “Save As”?
When don’t you need to use Save AS?
How to accidentally overwrite files when using Save and Save As option?
Questions to ask yourself when saving a file?