Excel - Auto Save

Posted on 2011-02-20
Last Modified: 2012-08-13

How can I configure Excel 2007 to auto save opened documents every specified number of minutes (e.g. save every 5 minutes).

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Question by:tahirih
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t-max earned 500 total points
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1 Click the "Office Button" on the top left side of your spreadsheet. Click "Excel Options."
2 Click "Save" on the left side of the "Excel Options" dialog box.
3 Check the box labeled "Save AutoRecover information every x minutes."
4 Select the time increment you wish to have Excel autosave your worksheets. This number ranges from one to 120 minutes.
5 Click "OK" at the bottom of the "Excel Options" box. This procedure enables autosave on this worksheet and every worksheet you create in the future.

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@t-max>> 1 Click the "Office Button" on the top left side of your spreadsheet. Click "Excel Options."

You mean Bottom Right Side of the Office Menu :)


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This is where I have it in my MS Office this one :)
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Expert Comment

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I read it wrong :) I thought you were referring to the "Excel Options"


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Thank you!

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