Word document

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by cindyjj, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. cindyjj macrumors regular

    Mar 29, 2014
    I'm trying to find a Word file. I went to File - Open Recent and scrolled through the list. All files were sitting there and available to open; however, the one I was looking for had a dotted outline of a document - white dashes in a squarish shape against the black background. The name of the document was below it. When I clicked on it the name became a long number and a message said "couldn't open." What has happened to the document and could there be a backup somewhere?
  2. Freyqq macrumors 601

    Dec 13, 2004
    go to the actual location of the file and check. then open time machine for that folder.
  3. cindyjj thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 29, 2014
    Where would I find the actual file location, and where is time machine within the computer? Thanks.

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