Application.RecentFiles Property (Word)

Returns a RecentFiles collection that represents the most recently accessed files.


expression. RecentFiles

expression A variable that represents an 'Application' object.


For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.


This example opens the first item in the RecentFiles collection (the first document name listed on the File menu).

If RecentFiles.Count >= 1 Then RecentFiles(1).Open

This example displays the name of each file in the RecentFiles collection.

For Each rFile In RecentFiles 
 MsgBox rFile.Name 
Next rFile

See also

Application Object