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right clicking the excel or word icon in the task bar no longer shows recent files

right clicking the excel or word icon in the task bar no longer shows recent files

Right-clicking Excel shows no recent files, only Excel (to open program) and unpin. It is the same situation on the start menu. "Show recently opened items" in Settings is turned on. ... This should work for Excel, Word, or anything.

  1. How do I enable recent files in Excel taskbar?
  2. How do I find recent documents in Excel?
  3. How do I find recent documents in Excel Windows 10?
  4. How do I turn on recent files in Windows 10?
  5. How do I remove recent files from taskbar?
  6. How do I turn off recent files in Windows 10?
  7. How do I find recent documents?
  8. Where are office recent documents stored?
  9. How do I view all Excel files on my computer?
  10. How do I change a file to list view?
  11. What happened to My Documents in Windows 10?

How do I enable recent files in Excel taskbar?

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  1. Right click the Start/Win button, select Properties.
  2. Click the Start Menu tab (it should be select as default)
  3. Click the Customize button.
  4. Scroll down and check the Recent Items check box.
  5. Click Ok.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click Ok.
  8. Check “Recent” option in the start menu.

How do I find recent documents in Excel?

  1. In Excel, head to File > Options > Advanced.
  2. In the Display section, you'll see Show this number of Recent Workbooks, where you can adjust the number depending on how many items you want to see.

How do I find recent documents in Excel Windows 10?

To access it, follow the steps:

  1. Press Windows Key + E.
  2. Under File Explorer, select Quick access.
  3. Now, you will find a section Recent files which will display all the recently viewed files/documents.

How do I turn on recent files in Windows 10?

Method 2: Make a Desktop Shortcut to the Recent Items Folder

  1. Right-click on the desktop.
  2. In the Context Menu, choose New.
  3. Select Shortcut.
  4. In the box, “type the location of the item”, enter %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\
  5. Click Next.
  6. Name the shortcut Recent Items or a different name if desired.
  7. Click Finish.

How do I remove recent files from taskbar?

After you launch Settings, select the Personalization tile.

When the Personalization window appears, select the Start tab to access the settings shown in Figure D. Then, toggle off the Show Recently Opened Items In Jump Lists On Start Or The Taskbar option. As soon as you do, all the Recent items will be cleared.

How do I turn off recent files in Windows 10?

The easiest way to turn off Recent Items is through Windows 10's Settings app. Open “Settings” and click on the Personalization icon. Click on “Start” on the left side. From the right side, turn off “Show recently added apps”, and “Show recently opened items in Jump Lists on Start or the taskbar”.

How do I find recent documents?

Opening Recent Documents

  1. Click the "File" tab at the top of the Microsoft Word window.
  2. Click the "Recent" tab from the side menu.
  3. Click the recently closed document from the Recent Documents list to re-open it. ...
  4. Click "File" and select "Options."
  5. Click the "Advanced" tab and scroll down to the "Display" section.

Where are office recent documents stored?

By default, that location is C:\Documents and Settings\user profile\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Recent.

How do I view all Excel files on my computer?

If you don't know the name of the file or files you're looking for, but instead want to bring up all of your Word and Excel files, use the “OR” search operator. Type “DOC OR XLS OR DOCX OR XLSX” to bring up all Word and Excel files stored on your computer.

How do I change a file to list view?

Change File Details to List

  1. Open the folder you want to change in Details view. ...
  2. Right-click a column title, and then click More, or click the View menu, and then click Choose Details. ...
  3. Select the check boxes with the details you want to include and clear the ones you don't.

What happened to My Documents in Windows 10?

1] Accessing it via File Explorer

Open File Explorer (earlier called as Windows Explorer) by clicking on the Folder looking icon on the Taskbar. Under Quick access on the left side, there must be a folder with name Documents. Click on it, and it will show all the documents you earlier had or have saved recently.

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