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When you view the list of Recent Places in Backstage view in Microsoft Word 2010, in Microsoft Excel 2010, or in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, you cannot change the number of places to list in Recent Places.
Note To access Backstage view, click the File tab.
To have us change the number of places to list in Recent Places for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to fix this problem yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for me
To fix this problem automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Click Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
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Then, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.
Let me fix it myselfImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To work around this issue, you must change the registry to indicate the number of places to list in Recent Places.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To do this, follow these steps:
Did this fix the problem?
For more information about Backstage view, visit the following Microsoft TechNet website:
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Article ID: 983006 - Last Review: August 26, 2011 - Revision: 3.2