Yes, you’ve guessed it, we’re in a series of related tips… with the lowest common denominator being the Tools – Options – Environment – General page.

Today’s tip we’re going to look at the Recent Files options, starting with the number of files to be shown in the Window menu.

Number of Recent Files to Display In MRU option

This controls the number of items found in the File – Recent <what> list, as shown below for files.

File menu Recent Files

And the other option for displaying the number of items in the Window menu is pretty straightforward.

Number of Recent Files to Display In Window option

And with the option set to 3, we get only 3 items in the Window menu

3 files displayed in the Windows menu

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