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Hidden options in file menus in Windows Vista.

A - answer The right-click (context) menu on folders and files in the Open dialogs in AutoCAD, Inventor (or in Window Explorer and File managers) in Windows Vista can display other, originally hidden functions.

If you right-click on a folder or file and hold down the Shift key, your context menu will display more functions - the following hidden functions will be added:

  • Pin to Start Menu
  • Add to Quick Launch
  • Copy as Path
  • Open Command Window Here (on folders)
100% Vista  CAD,HP 
13.1.2008    4782x  
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