About this lesson
Learn to quickly preserve files and easily access your most used documents.
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The “Recent Files” list is a time saver, especially when you pin your most used document to the list.
When to use
Rather than searching repeatedly for your most used document or file location, use the push pin to lock it onto the top of the list. When it is no longer necessary, just click the pin to turn it off.
1.There are two places to find recently used documents:
a.Upon opening Word, the left blue panel will show your recent documents.
b.If already using a document, click File, Open and the list of Recent documents will show on your screen.
2.To keep your favourite documents at the top of the list, simply click the Push Pin that appears when you float the mouse over the document name.
3.To save your favourite file locations at the top of the list, select “Computer” and then click the Push Pin that appears when you float the mouse over the file location on the list.
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