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gnode
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Folders in PStart

Is there a way to set up folders in the PStart xml file? I just want to put a couple of links to various folders that I use that are filled with documents. When I click the icon, I just want to see a list of files in that directory so that I can choose which one to launch. Do I need to create batch files that open the directories in Windows Explorer or is there an easier way to do this using PStart native commands? It would be even cooler if PStart would list all the files in the directory, but i figure that might be asking a bit much. Any ideas?

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Just in case anyone else

Just in case anyone else needs to do this, i figured it out. It was actually quite simple. Just edit your PStart.xml file and add in an entry, using the name you want displayed in PStart as the "filename" and the actual directory path as the "path". Here's an example:

K:\Documents

Note that PStart will add in the entries for and the first time you open the directory using PStart.

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that is one way....

Also, you can jkust right-click on the panel and choose add folder. this will create an entry to the folder you choose, and then open that folder when clicked.

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Right Click Where?

Well I am using the newest beta, mostly for the skinning portion of it, but I don't see where you can right click on it anywhere. Also, it would be nice if once you add an application it gave you a choice of wither or not you wanted all the applications it finds in a folder to be in a folder view or list every single app, this way when you put in apps like SysternalsSuite or Open Office.org, it groups them together into a single folder or lists each application separately which comes particularly handy for apps like Firefox and Thunderbird. Short of doing that, it should mimic the Start Menu/Programs folder in Windows, where each application has it's own folder view in it using links or the sort. Also, how do you fix folders to have their own icons like you did for the Documents folders? I want to be able to create my own...

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If u wanna open folders...

If u wanna open folders... maybe try this:

make a documents.cmd or documents.bat file with this content

@echo off
cls
explorer.exe Documents\

after make a shortcut to documents.cmd on PStart

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