This video explains how to configure the AutoSave settings in Word to make sure Word can recover documents in the event of a system crash.
- [Narrator] As I previously mentioned,…one big difference between Google Docs…and Microsoft Word is that Docs automatically…saves changes to your documents as you're working.…And doesn't have a manual save command you need…to click to save your work.…Word, on the other hand, does have a save button.…Which, we learned, is found in the quick access bar up here.…Or, we can press control S periodically to save…your file as you're working on it.…This is critical to remember in case your computer freezes,…or there's a power outage.…You don't want to lose a bunch of work,…because you forgot to click save.…Now Word does have an auto-save and auto-recovery…function that saves your work periodically,…but not as regularly as Docs.…
However, you can configure these settings.…In here, I'm just working with the document…I had open at the end of the last chapter,…but you can have any document open.…Let's go over to the file tab.…And from here I'll click options,…and I'll select the save category.…And you can see this save document section here.…
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- Purchasing Word vs. subscribing
- Navigating the Word interface
- Creating and formatting documents
- Inserting columns and tables
- Configuring AutoSave
- Co-authoring in Word
- Using Word Online and the Word Mobile app