WD: What Is the AutoRecover Feature in Word?
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Use the AutoRecover feature in Word to recover a Word document if yourcomputer loses power or if an application error occurs while you areworking in a document.
The AutoRecover feature creates a recover file with a file name similar to"AutoRecovery Save of <file name>.doc". When Word is restarted, Wordsearches the system for any files with the "AutoRecovery" name and itautomatically tries to open these files. If Word is successful inrecovering the file, Word will open it. The document title bar will displaythe documents file name as "<file name> (Recovered)." You can save the fileat this time.
To set the AutoRecover feature in Word:
- On the Tools menu, click Options.
- Choose the Save tab and select the "Save AutoRecover info every" check box. Set the minutes box to the desired time interval between AutoRecover saves.
To save a document in Word:
- On the File menu, click Save.
- In the Save In box, select the desired location.
- In the File Name box, type the name you want to give your file, and click Save.
Article ID: 156574 - Last Review: 12/04/2015 15:26:23 - Revision: 2.1
Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 98 for Macintosh
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