Automatically open files under folder in Excel 2016 & 2013

This tutorial is about the steps required to automatically open excel files under specified folder during the startup of Excel 2016 & 2013.

Step 1: Launch Excel 2013, click the File menu then Options.

Step 2: In the Options window, click the Advanced tab and scroll down to General section.

Step 3: In the General section, specify the folder for “At startup, open all files in

open excel files on startup

For this demo, we are going with the folder “excel_projects” under C:\Users\RShankar\Documents.

Step 4: Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.

Now when you launch excel, all excel files under excel_project folder will be opened. Please make sure to save only excel files under the folder otherwise you might notice errors when excel tries open other file types.

In Category: Excel 2013, MS Office, Office 2013

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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