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09-19-2002, 02:56 PM
<HTML><HEAD><TITLE>HOWTO: Create a Shortcut on the Desktop</TITLE></HEAD><BODY><h3>HOWTO: Create a Shortcut on the Desktop</h3><b>Document ID: IR02003</b><hr>The information in this article applies to:<ul><li>Setup Factory 6.0</li></ul><hr><h3>SUMMARY</h3><p>This article describes how to create a shortcut on the user's desktop using Setup Factory 6.0.</p><h3>DISCUSSION</h3><p>To create a shortcut on the Desktop to a file in your setup, do the following:</p><ul><li>Locate the file that you want to create the shortcut to on Setup Factory's main screen. When you find it, select the file by left-clicking on it.</li><li>Select <b>Edit | File Properties</b> from the menu. This will open the <i>File Properties</i> screen.</li><li>Select the Shortcut tab.</li><li>Turn on (check) the <b>Create shortcut on Desktop</b> option.</li><li>Enter the text that you want to be underneath the Shortcut's icon in the <b>Shortcut description</b> field.</li><li>Click <b>OK</b> to accept the changes to the file's properties.</li></ul><p>Now, during the setup process a shortcut will be created to the file on the user's desktop. If you have turned on the Uninstall option for the setup, the shortcut will automatically be removed during uninstall.</p><h3>MORE INFORMATION</h3><p>See the topic <b>Command Reference | Design Environment | Dialogs | File Properties | File Properties tabs | Shortcut tab</b> in the Setup Factory 6.0 help file.</p><p>KEYWORDS: shortcut, Desktop, File Properties</p><hr><FONT SIZE=1>Last reviewed: September 19, 2002<br>Copyright 2002 <A HREF="http://www.indigorose.com" target="blank">Indigo Rose Corporation</a>. All rights reserved.<br></FONT></BODY></HTML>