How to Put the File Path on a Document in Word 2007

By Launie Sorrels

Adding the file path to a document is important, especially within companies that store their documentation on servers. Adding the file path to these documents aids the user in finding other related documents quickly and easily. Word 2007 has made this feature almost automatic with just a little work needed by the document's creator.

Step 1

Open Microsoft Word 2007.

Step 2

Click the “Insert” tab.

Step 3

Select “Quick Parts” in the "Text" section. A drop-down menu will appear. Select the “Field” option.

Step 4

Click the down arrow under "Categories." Select “Document Information.”

Step 5

Select "FileName" in the Field names list.

Step 6

Check the “Add path to filename” check box.

Step 7

Click the “OK” button.