"Saved to this PC" has gone missing

Amelia43
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"Saved to this PC" has gone missing

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When I click "save" in Word or Excel, I used to see "saved to this PC" at the upper border of the screen. This has disappeared since a recent online repair of Office 365. Has this feature disappeared in an updated version? Can I restore this reassuring function? I am not saving Office files to OneDrive.
Many thanks for your advice.

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I have the latest version of Office 365 (v.1811) and it now says "Saved" (if saved to the local hard drive).
(I do recall seeing, "saved to this PC" in the past!)

Saving to other locations provides more detail (as can be seen in the images below), but I could not recreate the "saved to this PC" prompt!
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Thank you for the quick response, Rudi. I have Office 365 ProPlus, version 1803, build 9126.2315. I don't receive the "Saved" notification. Not a major problem, but knowing for certain that the file was saved was reassuring. The files do save to the hard drive.

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Amelia43 wrote:...I have Office 365 ProPlus, version 1803, build 9126.2315. I don't receive the "Saved" notification...
I can't remember when this feature first appeared but I know it wasn't in version 1709 because a recent rebuild of my machine initially rolled me back to 1709 and it wasn't in that version but the next day when an update kicked in and I got version 1805, it reappeared.

In other words, check for updates (or get your IT dept to do an update) to get your installation up to the latest version (1811) and the feature will be restored.

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I noticed this evening while working in Word that Word uses the phrase, "saved to this PC".
Seems it's Excel that just mentions the word "saved".
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Thank you Ken and Rudi. I note that "updates are automatically downloaded and installed." I checked for an update from within Excel, and was informed that I have the the most recent version! The mysteries of Microsoft programs are beyond my understanding........... :sad:

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I do NOT ever recall seeing this.
But, I do not have my system to save to the cloud in any manner.
I am so far behind, I think I am First :evilgrin:
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DaveA wrote:I do NOT ever recall seeing this.
But, I do not have my system to save to the cloud in any manner.
But do you have Office 365? This feature is not in my standalone Office ProPlus 2016 that I have at home and it wasn't in the first versionson of Office 365 at work. It appeared in either the April or May 2018 monthly update to Office 365.

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Yes, and have had for several years
I am so far behind, I think I am First :evilgrin:
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