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Windows 7: Open Dialog Box Customizing side links...

28 Feb 2010   #1
dragotron

 
 
Open Dialog Box Customizing side links...

WHenever I go to open a file in most programs. Windows 7 has a standard window. On the left side there are always 5 links

-Recent Search
-Desktop
-Libraries
-Computer
-Network

I'm just wondering how I can add my own links here. Or perhaps turn on Recent places. I imagine recent places doesn't work because I turned off "Recent files" So maybe I can add my own links instead?


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02 Mar 2010   #2
dragotron

 
 

anyonez?
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02 Mar 2010   #3
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Well, if you have a "Favorites" entry there, just drag whatever you want into it, like a shortcut, or you can open the start menu, pick the button on there you want to add, and drag it over to the favorites category (move it to the spot you want and make sure you see a black line between the above and below links)... That might help for what you need.
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02 Mar 2010   #4
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dragotron View Post
WHenever I go to open a file in most programs. Windows 7 has a standard window. On the left side there are always 5 links

-Recent Search
-Desktop
-Libraries
-Computer
-Network

I'm just wondering how I can add my own links here. Or perhaps turn on Recent places. I imagine recent places doesn't work because I turned off "Recent files" So maybe I can add my own links instead?
You can use Places for that. It lets you select locations for the five links on the left.
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