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Windows 7: Context Menu entry to create shortcut in folder

12 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Context Menu entry to create shortcut in folder

Hi there, I have no idea if this is possible although I'm sure it must be - it doesn't seem to be too big an ask. And if this isn't the right place to ask, hopefully, someone can redirect me to somewhere that is.

I want to create a context or sendto menu entry where I can right-click a file/folder, click the menu entry and have a shortcut for the file/folder created in a predetermined folder. It would be the same folder every time. Cheers.

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12 Jun 2011   #2

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

if you hold down ctrl and shift while right-clicking and sending to a folder, it will send a shortcut, and not the file itself.

at least it does on my machines.
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12 Jun 2011   #3

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12 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
if you hold down ctrl and shift while right-clicking and sending to a folder, it will send a shortcut, and not the file itself.

at least it does on my machines.
Neat trick !
Learn something new today !

Thank you.

t-4-2
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12 Jun 2011   #5

windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks guys,

Bongo: Please read the post properly. I want to create a shortcut, not copy or move.

mickey megabyte: You legend!!!!! I wondered if there might be a keyboard shortcut for it. Perfect!!!!!
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13 Jun 2011   #6

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

glad it works for you, kiwichick!

i don't think i've ever been called a legend before
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