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How to open file location of current document in word?

Author: Amanda Li Last Modified: 2013-04-26

How can we quickly open or access the file location where the current document stays in within Microsoft Word? In this article, we are talking about how we can quickly access the file location of current document directly in Microsoft Word application.

Open file location of current document with VBA

Open file location of current document with Kutools for Word

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Alternatively, you can open file location of current document with VBA.

Step 1: Press Alt+F11 to open the VBA window in Word;

Step 2: Click Module in Insert tab, and insert the VBA code into Module window;

Step 3: Click Rundoc-reverse-sign-6 button to apply the VBA code (or press F5);

The VBA code to open file location of current document:

Sub ExplorePath()
Shell Environ ("windir") & "\Explorer.exe " & ActiveDocument.Path, vbMaximizedFocus
End Sub


arrow blue right bubble Open file location of current document with Kutools for Word

Kutools for Word’s Open Current Document Folder utility will help you open file location of current document with one click.

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1. Click Kutools > More > Open Current Document Location. see screenshot:

2. Then the current document location will be opened.

For more detailed information about Open Current Document Folder of Kutools for Word, please visit: Open Current Document Folder description.


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