Word, how do you delete 'history' folder when you

  andy63walsh 15:30 16 Nov 2006
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In word, how do you clear/delete the 'history' folder of recent documents that you have opened?

  VoG II 15:38 16 Nov 2006

Do you mean the list that shows on the File menu? If so Tools > Options, General tab and change Recently used file entries to 0. If you close and reopen Word you can set it back again. To delete individual files from the list press CTRL + ALT + - (minus sign) and the cursor will turn into a thick - then click File then click on the file to be removed from the list.

  Graham. 15:42 16 Nov 2006

Tools, Options, General, Recently used files.

  Sgt. Pepper 15:43 16 Nov 2006

Hi Andy

If you open up word go to tools - options then select the general tab, from there you can delete the recently used file list.

Hope that helps............

  Graham. 15:45 16 Nov 2006

Drat!

  andy63walsh 15:53 16 Nov 2006

done it thanks, i feel stupid, didn't realise it was that simple !

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