Lost Word Document??

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by JaymieSue, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. JaymieSue macrumors newbie

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    Florida, USA
    #1
    I know this makes me sound like a total imbecile, but I forgot what I saved my document as! Now I can't find it. I tried doing a spotlight search for words in the document, but the file I was looking for was nowhere to be found...
    I didn't use Time Machine, either.
    This is a very important document ("oh, then you should know what you named it", well, I had so many different versions of it saved that I can't recall which it is, and I've opened the other versions and none of them are what I need). I literally will want to die if I cannot find this; I've been working on it for months!
     
  2. 960design macrumors 68000

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    Location:
    Destin, FL
    #2
    1. <Command+N> to open new Finder Window
    2. Click Gear Thingy - top of newly opened window, near end of tool bar
    3. Arrange By -> Date Added

    Start searching in reverse order for all newly saved files.
    Good luck!
     
  3. mooblie macrumors 6502

    mooblie

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    The Highlands, Scotland
    #3
    Word: File Menu: Open Recent> ?? (and/or maybe use the "More..." option?)
     

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