Re: Shortcut finding moved file
Mike H wrote:
> I want to do the opposite of what bonv was asking in "Shortcut broken after
> moving file". We have a list of files that have the revision letter in the
> file name. When we get a new revision, the file name changes from
> "File-B.txt" to "File-C.txt", and File-B.txt is moved to an archive folder.
> However, when we move the file, the shortcut will automatically search for
> File-B.txt, and display the wrong revision.
> Is there a way to stop the shortcut from searching for the moved file, or
> even better, to ignore the rev letter and just display the file? The
> simple answer is to change the shortcut, which is easy enough to do but
> they're on remote computers and the administrator doesn't want to get out of
> his chair.
> Note that we're using Win XP Pro.
One work-around is to put your file in a folder and create the shortcut
to the folder. It will cause one extra click, but will get the job done.
You can't imagine the extra work I had when I was a god. - Hirohito,
Emporer of Japan