“Recent documents” in office 2007: How to set the number of “Recent documents” to display or show?

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“Recent documents” list in office 2007, lists the file handles to all recently opened office 2007 (word, excel, etc.) documents. This is a very useful option to quickly open your recent documents rather than navigating to the folder/s in which such documents are saved. Quite often, you may also want to work in several related documents, stored in different folders. “Recent documents” list is the easiest way to open any such recently used document.

How to set the the number of recent documents to show in the “Recent documents” list?

Setting the number of recent documents (file handles) to be displayed in the “Recent documents” list of office 2007, is quite simple and this is how you do it:

  • Click the Office 2007 Button
  • Click the Options button at the bottom of the menu
  • Choose Advanced
  • Scroll down to the Display section
  • Enter the number of Recent Documents to display by setting (or entering) a value in the control labelled “Show this number of Recent Documents”

how to set the number of Recent documents to display or show in office 2007

Configure the the number of recent documents (file handles) to be displayed in the “Recent documents” list, according to your preferences.

You can also pin documents to Recent documents list in office 2007

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One comment on ““Recent documents” in office 2007: How to set the number of “Recent documents” to display or show?
  1. […] Pin your frequently used office 2007 documents in Recent documents list.There may be few set of office 2007 documents, that you may use regularly. The easiest way to open them is from the Recent Documents list. The number of documents (file handles) to display in the recent documents list can be configured in off…. […]

  2. My recent documents option is disabled hot to enable it?

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