1.    29 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Windows7/ 10

    No recent document for applications on start menu

    I used to have Windows7 for many years and lately I upgraded it to Windows10.
    On Windows7 I used to have for the application on start menu a black arrow right and when I hover it, I see the recent files I used (see attachment from Windows7 - red circles for the arrows):

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    Now at my laptop with Windows10 I don't have these arrows.
    Any suggestions how can I make them appear again?
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  2.    29 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 2,569
    EL Capitan

    It depends on if you have something like Classic Shell installed to not see the tiles. Those arrows mean that there is a sub directory with options linked to that shortcut.
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  3.    29 Aug 2016 #3

    You could pin Office applications to the taskbar then when right clicking you can see recent files and can open them pretty quickly.
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  4.    29 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 567
    Windows 10 Home x64 (1607)

    Quote Originally Posted by 321dome View Post
    On Windows7 I used to have for the application on start menu a black arrow right and when I hover it, I see the recent files I used...
    ....Now at my laptop with Windows10 I don't have these arrows....
    These list of recent files are called Jump Lists. Windows 10 still has them, but now you get them by right-clicking on the application on the Start menu (or on an application pinned to the taskbar).

    If you can't see a jump list this way, check that 'Show recently opened items in Jump Lists on Start or the taskbar' is turned on in:
    Settings > Personalise > Start

    NB: Be careful with this setting. The way to clear all Jump Lists is turn this setting off then back on again.
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