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Windows 7: save office files to public folder

01 Dec 2011   #1
DavidAG

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save office files to public folder

Is there a simple way of saving Office 2010/2007 files to a public folder without having to go through the C:Users/public/myplaypen every time. There is an icon in Favorite links for my documents. Can I add a link to my public folders?


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01 Dec 2011   #2
Kari

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Hello David, welcome to the Seven Forums.

This is in fact quite easy with Windows 7 using Libraries. Open Documents library and do as told in this screenshot:

save office files to public folder-default_save_location.png
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By default, Office saves to default save location chosen on Documents Library properties, so now all saved documents will be saved in Public Documents.

See also: Library - Set Save Folder

Kari


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01 Dec 2011   #3
DavidAG

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Many thanks

David
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