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Tip of the Week: How to Reset the Recent Documents List

This InDesign tip how to reset the recent documents list was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on June 1, 2017.

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This great tip was passed on to us from one of the attendees at last week’s InDesign Conference.

Ever wish you could reset the list of recent documents in InDesign’s File menu? Here’s how.

In the File Handling pane of InDesign’s Preferences dialog box set the Number of Recent Items to Display to zero. Click OK to close the dialog box.

Then reopen Preferences and change the number of Recent Items to Display to whatever you want. You don’t need to quit and restart InDesign. The old list of documents will be erased and InDesign will keep track of the list of documents you open from that point forward.

 

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