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Windows 7: Is there a way to have a Favourites folder when opening files in apps?

22 Oct 2014   #1
shaunthomson

Windows Professional 64bit
 
 
Is there a way to have a Favourites folder when opening files in apps?

Hi

If you hit Ctrl+O from within most apps, it opens a browse dialog, with icons down the left for Recent Places, Desktop, Libraries, Computer, Network.

Is there a way to add a Favourites icon, where you can save links to folders that your frequently go to to look for files?

Collectively, I'm probably wasting about 15mins a day going up and down through the files directory to get to what I want.

Thanks for your time and help.


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23 Oct 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Shaun, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could use the tutorial below to replace one of the default locations with your "C:\Users\(user-name)\Favorites" folder.

Common File Dialog Box - Customize Places Bar
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24 Oct 2014   #3
shaunthomson

Windows Professional 64bit
 
 

That's beautiful - exactly what I was after.

Thank you Brink.
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25 Oct 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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