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How to change default directory when opening or saving a file?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Yasmin, Feb 15, 2002.

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  1. Yasmin

    Yasmin Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    This is just a nuisance, but I'd like to find out if there is a way around it.
    At work we have Windows NT ( I forgot which versionO). When I am for example in Word or Excel, and I go to File, and Save, I would like to change the default directory that the open or save window opens to instead of having to go find the drive (we have many many drives, so it actually takes a while to look through).
    I hope I am being clear, I dont know really know how else to explain it.
    Any suggestions appreciated.
     
  2. rebon

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    Why not create a folder on your desk top, and when you save files save them there.

    hope this helps.
     
  3. Bryan

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    In Word click on Tools>Options>FileLocations and in Excel, click on Tools>Options>General.
     
  4. Yasmin

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    Thanks Bryan! That's exactly what I was looking for.
    I did'nt know it was that simple!
     
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