23281Re: [NTB] How do you create a shortcut to a file or folder?
- Jan 13, 2014Its possible OP (albent) might have wanted to create a file shortcut (.lnk file) using clip programming ...
In Clip Help search for Shortcut and see: Windows Registry and Shortcuts specifically ^!MakeShortcut
The above is relevant if you need to create shortcuts to a (large?) number of different files at the same time.
Note: some years ago (2007) after switching computers and moving old stuff to the new one I had to "rebase" a humongous number of shortcuts (.lnk files) ... they all pointed to C:\myProgramFiles\\<program name>\... and I wanted to change them to new location D:\Program Files\<program name>\... (I had wanted to keep stuff out of standard C:\Program Files so I could easily tell what I installed vs stuff that was forced to the normal location but didn't have a second disk drive on the first (4GB!) hard drive.
If this happens to be what you need it can't easily be done in Clip programming but I eventually found a command line program (whose name escapes me at the moment) but if you google [modify .lnk windows file -keyboard] it should be in one of the first few hits (or ask again ... later: it was Shortcut.exe still available towards the bottom of http://www.optimumx.com/downloads.html.
Note: some of the other hits on that search term in Clip Help refer to keyboard shortcuts and the shortcuts.txt file - they aren't relevant for this topic.--
Regards ... Alec (buralex@gmail & WinLiveMess - alec.m.burgess@skype)
On 2014-01-13 21:23, Al Guevara wrote:Do mean a favorite?=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=OPENS ALL txt files in a Folder+C:\Securebox\Note-files\*.txt
OPEN ALL .fvr files in a folder+C:\Securebox\Note-files\*.fvrOr do mean a Desktop shortcut?=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=Right click File or folder, left click "Create Shortcut". Then cut and paste the new shortcut to where you want it.
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