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Chaos_Therum
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Desktop Icons

A setting that allows you to have the host computers desktop be stored somewhere else or hidden somehow. And then you would have a portable apps desktop where anything you added to the desktop would be saved on the portable apps drive. It would be really convenient to have the same desktop everywhere. This could be integrated quite nicely with the portableapps wallpapers. So the desktop would be the same.

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Possible

It's a future possibility, but we'd have to build our own and not use Windows'. It doesn't play well with resolution changes and icon arrangements (resolution change = complete loss of organization, defeating the purpose).

It's far down on the list: https://portableapps.com/node/28593

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Well I'm just thinking that

Well I'm just thinking that having it add the icons to the desktop would be nice they wouldn't necessarily have to be able to be in the same positions just on the desktop. So that files, folder, and shortcuts are there when you open up your portableapps install. Iknow it's bad habit to keep files on the desktop but it's just a nice convenience. Mainly I would love this because I use portableapps on my computer so that if/when I reinstall windows I don't have to reconfigure my programs. And it would be nice if say for instance my firefox and akelpad links were automatically on the desktop. It would also be cool if it could just add links of selected programs on startup.
Thanks for considering my ideas.

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