Opening Auto-Recovered Documents

You can open an auto-recovered document from the Alerts tab of the Welcome Dialog Box. You can delete the file, or save the file by replacing the original file or by creating a file.

To view auto-recovered documents in the Welcome Dialog Box, click the Alerts tab and then click Troubleshooting. The Document recovery section lists the auto-recovered documents. For more information, refer to Welcome Dialog Box and Alerts Tab.

The Document recovery section appears only when there are recovered files.

To open an auto-recovered document:

Click Open All next to the Document Recovery list, or right-click an auto-recovered document and click Open.
You can save the document by using Save to replace the original file or by using Save As to create a file.
To delete an auto-recovered document, right-click the document and click Delete.