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How do I change size/color of one or two desktop icons?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Itaregid View Post
    Thank you. Is there any fast way to create a shortcut for say a word document in word itself when the document is open without having to find the file?
    Word already does that for you by listing your "Recent Documents" when you click on the orb in the upper left. You can set it to display up to the last 50 documents you opened. This setting is found under "Word Options" in the "Display" section. Note, I am talking about Word 2007 but I think it is the same for later versions.

    Basically it sounds like the only step I could speed up for Q2 is to create the shortcuts faster.
    Create the shortcuts faster? Sorry, you lost me there.
    So let's say you have two word docs open and two pdfs and a powerpoint and maple open.

    Now you are going to make a folder on a desktop with several shortcuts- a shortcut to each document currently open so you can easily find all the files again later.

    To do this, normally you would have find every file you have open. Is there a fast way to create a shortcut for every window open?

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    Is there a fast way to create a shortcut for every window open?
    I know of no way to create a shortcut for an already opened Window, or program or file. You need to create the shortcuts first.
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