Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Increase the Number of Recent Documents
Chapter 2: Making It Easier to Manage Workbooks
The Excel Options dialog
3 Click Advanced.
4 Use the Show This
Number of Recent
Documents spin box to
specify the number of
recent workbooks you
want to display.
5 Click OK.
The next time you click
the File tab and then click
Recent, you see the
number of recent
workbooks that you
Excel 2010 gives you a few options for
manipulating the list of recent documents.
For example, if a workbook that you use
only rarely appears on the list, you should
remove it to make space for a file that you
use often. Right-click the workbook and
then click Remove From List. If you want
a particular workbook to always appear
on the list, click the pin icon to the right of
Did You Know?
If you are running Excel 2010 on
Windows 7, you can take advantage of
jump lists to open recent Excel
workbooks. Pin the Excel icon to the
taskbar as described in Chapter 1. You
can then right-click the icon to access
the recent workbooks. You can also pin
items to this list by clicking the pin icon
or by dragging and dropping a workbook
onto the Excel icon.