Where did I save this file???

One day, a colleague suddenly asked me: “do you know where I saved this file?” by showing me her monitor with the file opened…

Well, the first thing came to my mind was…… well……, input this formula in any blank cell: =INFO(“directory”)


See!  So simple…  But I didn’t do that because that could be too advanced???

There are many other (simple) ways to see the path where the file is saved at.  Just to name two here:

1) File Tab –> Info.  The workbook name and its location are right there, on the top of the Info page.  You may also open the file location as shown in the lower right.


2) File Tab –> Recent (You can see the most recent files and their location)


Do you have other way to do so?  Pls leave your comments.


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An Excel nerd who just transition into a role related to data analytics at current company......😊 Recently in love with Power Query and Power BI.😍 Keep learning new Excel and Power BI stuffs and be amazed by all the new discoveries.
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2 Responses to Where did I save this file???

  1. Anantha says:

    There is another way which gives more information including file name, sheet name along with path
    Try : =cell(“filename”) and enter


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