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Where are the Save All and Close All commands in Word 2007?

If you're having trouble finding the Save All and Close All commands in Word 2007, it's because they're hidden. Here's how to put them at your fingertips using the Quick Access toolbar.

In Word 2002 and 2003, when you press the Shift key as you click the File menu, the File menu displays the Save All and Close All commands. These commands are not available on the Word 2007 Ribbon; you will need to add these commands to the Quick Access toolbar to use them. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Office button.
  2. Click Customize in the left-hand column.
  3. Click the drop-down arrow of the Choose Commands From box and select Commands Not In Ribbon.
  4. Scroll to and click Close All.
  5. Click the Add button.
  6. Scroll to and click Save All.
  7. Click the Add button, then click OK.

You can now access the Save All and Close All commands by clicking their icons in the Quick Access Toolbar. As an alternative, you can create custom keyboard shortcuts for these commands by following these steps:

  1. Click the Office button.
  2. Click Customize in the left-hand column.
  3. Click the Keyboard Shortcuts Customize button.
  4. Under Categories, click Commands Not In Ribbon.
  5. Under Commands, scroll to and click FileSaveAll.
  6. Click in the Press New Shortcut Key box.
  7. Press [Ctrl]F+A (or any key combination of your choice).
  8. Click the Assign button, then click OK.

To create a shortcut key for Close All, select FileCloseAll in step 5.

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