If you are regularly using the same Excel file, you may like to pin it down so that it always stay at the top of the Recent Workbooks.
Once it is pinned, the next you need to use it you could quickly access it by selecting the file from the Recent list. Here's how:
1. Click on the File tab.
2. Then Click Recent option.
3. On the right hand panel, right click on a desire Excel file under Recent Workbooks, select Pin to list. Alternatively, you could click on the pin that is on the right hand side of file. Once it is pinned, the pin to turns to blue.
Now you should see the file is at the top of the recent list.