Monday, January 24, 2011

Tip of the Week: Document Location Command

Application: Microsoft Office 2007 Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft Office 2010 Word, Excel, PowerPoint

When working with Office files, it is important to know the location of the saved document. Files can be saved on a local computer, a storage device, a shared drive, or SharePoint. Microsoft Office has a Document Location command that can be added to the Quick Access Toolbar so that the save location is always visible.

How to add the Document Location command in Office 2007
1. In Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, go to the Office button.
2. Click on Word Options, Excel Options or PowerPoint Options.
3. Select Customize.
4. In the drop down box Choose Commands from, select All Commands.
5. Scroll down to find Document Location, then click Add.
6. Click OK.

How to add the Document Location command in Office 2010
1. In Word, Excel, or PowerPoint go to the File tab.
2. Go to Options.
3. Select Quick Access Toolbar.
4. In the drop down box Choose Commands from, select All Commands.
5. Scroll down to find Document Location, then click Add.
6. Click OK.