since Window 3.0.
On 6/6/2018 1:47 PM, Sarah k Alawami
There's a keyboard shortcut for making a new folder? Wow. I've
ben using computers since 2002and none of my trainers have taught
me this. How long as this little gem ben around.
On Jun 6, 2018, at 10:27 AM, Brian's Mail list
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That is very similar to how it
works in windows 7 then.
Incidentally for those who asked about making
folders when in explorer its as easy as shift/control n.
You can name it or its defaulted to new
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 6:09 PM
Subject: [nvda] Addint a Desktop Shortcut for
Programs or Apps under Windows 10
The following uses JAWS commands for a couple
of things, but any NVDA user should be able to "translate"
to NVDA with relative ease. *
Creating a Desktop Shortcut for a Program/App
Under Windows 10*
by Bill White
1. Go to your desktop and make sure nothing
is selected. To do this: press CONTROL plus SPACE, then
JAWS (or other screen reader) should say, “Not Selected.”
If you need to, hit CTRL+SPACE again.
2. Press Applications/Menu Key or SHIFT plus
F10, and Arrow down to the New Submenu, then press ENTER.
3. ARROW down to Shortcut then press ENTER.
4. When it asks you to type the location of
the shortcut, type: %windir%\explorer.exe shell:Appsfolder
5. TAB to the Next button then press ENTER.
6. When it asks for a name for the shortcut,
press the DELETE key then type: AppsFolder
7. TAB to the Finish button, then press
8. Now, on your desktop, you will have a
shortcut that reads: AppsFolder
9. If you press ENTER on this shortcut, a
special Windows system folder will open containing all of
10. Now, create any shortcut for an app as
11. Press ENTER on the AppsFolder icon.
12. Use First-letter Navigation to find and
select the app for which you want the shortcut on your
13. ARROW down to Create Shortcut, then press
14. When it tells you that a shortcut can’t
be created here, and it asks if you want a shortcut on the
desktop, press ENTER on Yes.
15. That’s it. Now you will have a shortcut
for your desired app on the desktop, along with the
AppsFolder shortcut, which you can use later when you need
to create another desktop shortcut.
*Brian* *-* Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version
1803, Build 17134
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