Windows 7 irritation - can't see name of open file. Help!

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Hi all.

Just moved to Win7 from XP, and I'm pretty pleased with it. Apart from one major irritation.

I often work with lots of very similar looking databases. When I have multiple DBs open (in Access 2007), nowhere on the screen does the file name show, so it's very hard to easily know which one I'm looking at. Even the Access window just says 'Microsoft Access' unhelpfully when there's no queries open, or the query/table/etc name when one is open. The only way I've found to find out the name of the file readily is to hover the mouse pointer over the Access button in the taskbar, wait for the thumbnails to come up, then hover over each of those and wait for the file path to come up.

If anyone can come up with a solution to my woes so that I can easily and quickly see what file is active at any one time, I'll be hugely grateful!

Thanks,
CSBBB.


PS. I have noticed that when I first open a database, its name appears on the title bar of the window, but the minute I've opened and closed something, like a table, etc, it vanished to be just replaced by 'Microsoft Access'.
 

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