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ekotek

Okay, I'm probably going to feel really stupid when I see the answer, but I just can't seem to find anything in help or the forum on how to create a shortcut that points to a directory/folder instead of to an actual file...

Can anyone help, please?

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careca

Hello, i think you can just create a shortcut as you normally would, then use the install function to save/deploy it.

Or you could create a batch file, pointing to the file you want.

Or use XXMKLINK.


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FireFox

Hi,

Take a look at the function FileCreateShortcut, it also works for folders.

Br, FireFox.


 

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Melba23

ekotek,

Just use FileCreateShortcut and use the folder path instead of a filename. :)

M23


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ekotek

Thanks, FireFox - I do feel stupid as predicted :)

Thanks to Melba23 also....

I was passing the wrong target location...

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