By Susan Harkins February 7, 2012, 8:09 AM PST
Takeaway: Show users how to open the most recently used file when launching Word. Or, provide them with a shortcut that does the same thing.
Some of us begin most work sessions opening the last file we were working with. When this is the case, users can save a few keystrokes by opening the most recently used file when they launch Word. Fortunately, doing so is simpler than you might think - just flip a switch.
To launch Word with the most recently used file, do the following: