How do I do a desktop shortcut

  Damarc 14:15 22 Nov 2008

direct to Googlemail on Firefox please? I know about adding shortcuts to desktop but it always sets up for going through IE rather than firefox.

  glen2409 14:21 22 Nov 2008

Right click and Send To and then select Desktop

  DippyGirl 14:33 22 Nov 2008

Feature I like in FF is the Bookmark Tool Bar
View > Toolbars then tick it
This toolbar then sits below the main FF toolbar
You can then drag often visited sites onto the Bookmarks Toolbar and a little icon appears for that site - so saves going through Bookmarks,
Sorry if you are already aware

  Eric10 14:34 22 Nov 2008

Right-click on the desktop and choose New, Shortcut. After you've browsed to the firefox program and it is entered in the 'Type the location of the item' box just leave a space then add click here to the end of the line. Complete the shortcut wizard and you've got it. This will now open in firefox instead of IE.

  MAJ 14:34 22 Nov 2008
  Eric10 14:36 22 Nov 2008

The click here above was actually the url you should type in 'http: // www. google. co. uk/' but without the spaces and quotes I have just had to add.

  woodchip 14:40 22 Nov 2008

If you can find the Executable file, exe you can right click drag to Desktop then choose Shortcut

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