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Windows 7: Is there a auto arrange desktop icon hotkey?

10 Nov 2010   #1

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Is there a auto arrange desktop icon hotkey?


I know that you can right-click on desktop > view > check "auto arrange icons", but is there a shortcut/hotkey button that currently exists? I would like to just push a single button to quickly line them up for me, I do not want the auto arrange to be turned on always, just when the icons get a little bit out of control and needs a quick sort.

Is there a hotkey that does that already, or does anyone have a idea/solution where a shortcut with that functionality can be created?

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10 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64


Here is a link to the most complete Windows 7 Hotkey list I know of: All Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts - the complete list - 4sysops
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08 Feb 2018   #3
Glyn Roberts

Windows 10 Pro Professional 64-bit

I actually like to move all of my icons to the PUBLIC desktop folder and not the other way around as I use multiple logins to the same machine for various reasons. I use a batch file to do this.
Really you only need the one line: Call oIt %UserProfile% but I have the other two there for my convenience.

Call :DoIt c:\Users\Glynr
Call :DoIt c:\Users\a
Call :DoIt %UserProfile%

If Exist "%1\Desktop\*.*" Move /y "%1\Desktop\*.*" "%Public%\Desktop\"

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