Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Accessing Recent Files
Figure 2-18 The Recent tab in Backstage view gives you one-click access to a long list of
You can also click the Recover Unsaved Documents link at the bottom of the list to display
the Open dialog box and access the content of any files you closed without saving. This link
gives you another way to access the Recover Draft Versions functionality available through
the Manage Versions selection on the Info tab.
If you find that you regularly return to the document you were using most recently,
you can streamline the task of opening that recent file by adding Open Recent File to
the Quick Access Toolbar in the top-left corner of the Word window. Click the
Customize Quick Access Toolbar arrow at the right end of the toolbar and choose Open Recent
File from the list. Now you can simply click the tool to open the document you worked
with most recently.