How to create Places Bar shortcuts in the File Open dialogs in the Office 2013 applications.
This page was born out of frustration. My Windows Explorer Favorites folder died. It was listed in WinExplorer but dragging items to it failed (the nasty red not allowed icon appeared ) as did right clicking to restore the default folders. The only advice I found online was to run sfc /scannow – it failed […]
Works on Windows Millennium and Windows XP too! You cannot have 10 small links, as you can with Office2000 places bar, but you can change the default places to local or network locations. Edit the following registry path, [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Comdlg32\Placesbar] adding strings for Place0 through Place4 and the desired folder locations. For example, add the following […]
New to Office2000 Windows2000 and Millennium Places bar information here Office XP users information here If you would like to add your own folder to the Places Bar (seen in the File/Open and File/Save or SaveAs dialogs), you can do this by editing the Windows Registry. You will need to remove (rather "hide") one of […]
Windows2000 and Millennium Places bar information here Office 2000 users information here In Office 2000, you needed to either edit the registry or use a utility to change the places bar and could not do it on the fly. The places bar was limited to no more than ten entries. With Office XP or Office […]