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7790Re: [NTO] All shortcuts are not created equal

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  • David Smart
    Nov 4 10:12 PM
      As 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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      From: <buralex@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      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.
      > Lotta:
      > 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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