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how do I put a document shortcut on my desktop in windows 10

asked 2017-11-19 14:16:05 +0200

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updated 2020-10-20 16:54:33 +0200

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Could anyone help me please? I want to put a shortcut on my desktop from an open document in Libre Office. I have windows 10. Thanks.

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Use OS-provided features for this: find the file using file manager, copy it, then create shortcut in desired place (or use drag-and-drop using right mouse button). LibreOffice doesn't provide this functionality.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-11-19 14:31:24 +0200 )edit
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Read https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr... and
https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16226...
to understand the situation.
User code can use the SHELL() function to execute external programs. A batch script might then take parameters for the link to create by MKLINK. Just a first approach. I would shy back from complications and risks.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2017-11-19 16:09:35 +0200 )edit

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answered 2021-02-07 10:28:47 +0200

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Go to the folder that has your document that you want to place on your desktop (as a shortcut). Left click on the file and select "copy". Now, go to an open area on your desktop and right click, select "Paste shortcut".

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For most of us that would be right-click (context menu).

Earnest Al gravatar imageEarnest Al ( 2021-02-07 10:31:07 +0200 )edit
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