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I've posted below a few Office customization tips, that I prefer to setup when using a new computer.

Display File Path in Excel

Steps to display the file path of the current open file (Excel 2007):

  1. Right click on the ribbon

  2. Choose "Customise quick access toolbar"

  3. Select "All commands"

  4. Then choose "Document Location"

  5. Click "Add".. and it will appear on the right

MS Word 2007/2010 - display path and filename in menu bar

To add the Document Location command to your Quick Access Toolbar(QAT):

- Click the More (or Customize) command at the end of the QAT and then click

More Commands.

- In Choose Commands From, select Commands Not In the Ribbon.

- Locate Document Location, select it, and then click Add to add it to your


Prompt to open a Microsoft Office Word document as read-only

  1. In a Word file, click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Save As.

  2. Click Tools, and then click General Options.

  3. Select the Read-only recommended check box.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Click Save. If prompted, click Yes to update the existing file with the new read-only setting.

Posted on Sunday, June 2, 2013 9:51 PM General Tips | Back to top

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