7790Re: [NTO] All shortcuts are not created equal
- Nov 4 10:12 PMAs well as that, there are shortcuts and there are shortcuts. E.g. Internet
shortcuts are not the same as file shortcuts, which are not the same as
MS-DOS shortcuts. And I think Office shortcuts are a different beast again.
If you arrange by type, you'll probably get several groups because of this,
Regards, Dave S
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Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: [NTO] All shortcuts are not created equal
> loro <loro-spam01-@...> said on Nov 04, 2007 20:20 -0500 (in part):
>> Once upon the time, if I rightclicked on the desktop and chose to
>> Arrange Icons by Type, all shortcuts ended up in the beginning
>> (top-left). Now I get two bunches of them. One bunch is where it
>> always has been, to the top left. Another bunch sorts itself between
>> files with an extension beginning with "r" and files with an
>> extension beginning with "s". Why is this? Can I change it? All the
>> shortcuts look the same to me. I don't understand what the difference is.
> Shortcuts displayed on the desktop actually come from two sources (just
> as shortcuts from Start-Programs come from two sources)
> If in Explorer you go to:
> * C:\Documents and Settings\<current user>\Desktop and then to
> * C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop
> you'll see what I mean.
> The ones in All Users\Desktop sort first. If you never use another user
> name you can move them all into one place or take advantage of the dual
> sources to move some "important" ones either to the beginning or the end.
> Regards ... Alec -- buralex-gmail
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