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File Open Figure 4-4. Using the Find tool Map Network Drive is used to add a shared directory on the network to the My Computer folder so it appears as another disk drive. This can be a real time saver if you frequently use files on the network. When mapping the network drive, be sure to select the option to have Windows reconnect the drive each time you log on. The second important command is Find, which opens the dialog shown in Figure 4-4. The window at the top of the Find dialog shows a series of criteria used to search for a file. Any selected criteria are displayed in this window in the order of application. In Figure 4-4, for example, Word will search for documents of all supported file types created this week that are at most ten pages long. This is different than searching for files that are at most ten pages long and were created this week. The order of criteria in this window matters. It is also possible to specify the exact combination of upper- and lowercase characters to match a given search using the "Match exactly" checkbox. For example, if you search for all files containing the name "Day," then files containing "day" or "DAY" are not returned in the search. This setting applies to all the criteria added to the search. The "Look in" drop-down list is also crucial to a good search, since it limits the scope of the search. Searching the entire hard drive is necessary at times (when you don't know exactly where the file resides), but wastes a lot of time when you're sure a file is in a particular folder. Find Fast is a utility that builds indexes to speed up finding documents from the Open dialog box. If Find Fast is not already installed on your system when you perform certain searches, installation may be required. Word will show a notification if this is the case and request the installation CD. 106 | Chapter 4:File