As a hard working professional, you probably have hundreds of documents stored on your computer. When it comes to finding them, tags work great but the downside is that tagging documents can take up A LOT of time. There has to better way to find the document you’re looking for… Indeed there is – this groovy technique will allow you to find them visually via thumbnail pictures.
How-To Save Documents to Display with Thumbnail Picture [Screencast]
How-To Save Documents to Display with Thumbnail Picture [Step-by-Step]
Step 1 – Prepare Your Document
Open your office document and make sure it’s ready to be saved.
Step 2 – Save As With a Thumbnail
Start off by going into File > Save As (or Save).
Then pick a location and name for the file and Check the small Save Thumbnail checkbox.
The document thumbnail will be visible when you browse to the location where you’ve saved your file in Windows Explorer.
Simple right? This easy trick will definitely help you find your documents quickly! If you’re looking for another groovy tip for quickly finding items or bookmarks inside of an office 2010 document, check out our groovy guide on how to use bookmarks in Office 2010.