Normally, when you click the Office Button or the File tab, Word will show you the names of the last files used. If you want, you can increase this list.
- In Word 2007, click the Office Button (or the File tab in 2010) and then click the Word Options (or Options in 2010) button.
- Click on Advanced on the left, and scroll down to the Display section
- Right after Recently used file list (Show this number of Recent Documents in 2010) enter the number of documents you wish to show.
- Click OK to close the dialog box.