Something I do with a lot of shortcut icons I don't use all the time. I make a folder for my desktop called "desktop icons" and put them all in there. I also put a shortcut icon of this folder in my task bar. It keeps the clutter down to a few and it is easier than start -programs- etc. Steve ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joe Parker" <joe.parker@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2002 7:44 AM Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: Nice tip > > Heh. I think I'd have to call that one an 'Easter egg'. It doesn't work in > WinXP (just brings up explorer), and as has been pointed out the 'show > desktop' icon on the quicklaunch bar only takes one click. Any decent macro > program will allow you to assign this to a single keypress - I use > alt-space in Macro Express. > > A much better idea is to not put any icons on your desktop. What good are > they if you gotta move windows to get to them? With an auto-hide > always-on-top taskbar they're all a single click away on the quicklaunch > bar no matter what you're running. > > > >Here 's a nice tip for you folks. > >To access the icons on your desktop without having to close all of the > >open windows, select the Start menu, Run, then type a period (.) with no > >parenthesis, and press Enter > >Source: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,14464,00.asp > - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.