MRU List

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   Deleting MRU Entries
By default Word dutifully keeps track of the different files you've worked on in the past. If you want to delete an entry from the list that Word maintains, you'll want to understand the technique discussed in this tip.

   Grabbing the MRU List
The MRU (most recently used) list informs you which documents were the last to be opened and edited in Word. You can access the list in a macro by using the RecentFiles collection, as illustrated in this tip.

   Understanding MRU Files
Don't you love all the acronyms used in computer terminology? One such acronym—pertinent to Word users—is MRU. This tip explains what MRU means and why it should matter to you.

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