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Windows 7: Could pinned apps act as quick launch

01 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Could pinned apps act as quick launch

Is there a way to make pinned apps act as quick launch? This guy has it happening as an accident but the more I think about would be nice to have a check box in the task bar properties to make the pinned apps act as quick launch or normally.

Have you seen this thread? I think it would be nice for MS to think about this.
I know you can create a quick launch but it would be nicer this way.

Windows 7 7068 - Task Bar

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01 Apr 2009   #2


That's not gonna happen, it goes against the whole philopshy of windows 7 of having one spot for all functions of an app/action/etc.
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02 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

I guess most people don't understand or care about the quick launch. Some of us like to be able to press the quick launch to launch a new window. The way Windows 7 is set up, after you have a program launched, you have to right-click and choose to launch another window. I thought more people would like this idea of having the pinned apps act like quick launch.
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02 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

To open a new window just click the middle button on the icon.
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02 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

The new-style taskbar has largely superceded quicklaunch.
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02 Apr 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64

Thanks Mr Grim. That's a good point. Never thought of that.
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02 Apr 2009   #7


Shift + Left click also works....
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02 Apr 2009   #8

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

or hold shift then click an icon like ff if i have one open i can open a new page by holding shift and then click the icon, oh lol didnt reaad post above mine sry
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03 Apr 2009   #9

Windows 7 7068

just learnd somthing today =)
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