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    Post Pinning Folders to the Taskbar/Quick Launch in XP

    Hiya,

    Following Woodys article on pinning items, in XP (and other OS's), I'd like to pass this on.....

    You can pin a folder to the taskbar (or Quick Launch) by SHIFT-clicking and dragging to the 3 icons to the right of the START button. If you SHIFT-click and drag to the left of any of the icons, a black carat icon appears, and releasing adds the item to the taskbar. The 3rd icon along is added to the Quick Launch panel.

    If you SHIFT-click and drag to the right of the 3 icons,a black carat icon appears at the end, and the item is added to the Quick Launch panel.

    I'm not sure that it's the same in Win7/Vista, but this certainly works in XP.

    Hope this helps someone.....personally, I hate a sloppy desktop !!

    ATB,

    Dave

    ps: can supply screenshots, if nobody knows what-the hell I'm on about !!

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    All I do in XP is RIGHT CLICK and drag the icon to the quick launch bar.
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    You don't need to SHIFT-click or RIGHT-click, just drag a folder to the Quick Launch bar with a normal left drag.

    (In XP, if you can pin anything there, then it's all the Quick Launch bar; you can't pin any items to the task bar.)

    Bruce

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    I'm right handed so a right click is easier for me.
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    That's weird. I'm right-handed so a left click is easier for me.

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    Obviously you are ambidextrous...
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    Er, no.

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