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Anonymous
June 28, 2005 6:22:03 PM

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how can I add a folder ("C:\this folder") to the list of places displayed on
the left side bar of the "save as" window--- currently it lists :
"My Recent Documents"
"Desktop"
"My Documents"
"My Computer" and
"My Network Places"
June 28, 2005 7:44:48 PM

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ubpc wrote:

> how can I add a folder ("C:\this folder") to the list of places displayed on
> the left side bar of the "save as" window--- currently it lists :
> "My Recent Documents"
> "Desktop"
> "My Documents"
> "My Computer" and
> "My Network Places"

In addition to what Anando said you can only have five entries there, so
you'll need to replace one of them.

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Rock
MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
Anonymous
June 28, 2005 9:51:48 PM

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In addition to what else has been posted...

Edit the Places bar locations in 'Open/Save As' common dialog boxes
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/PlacesBar.htm

Use TweakUI, Edit the registry or use System Policy Editor. Or if Office
XP, scroll down.

Edit the Places bar locations in Open Save As common dialog boxes
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/PlacesBar.htm

This works for 2002 also.
How to Customize the Places Bar Word 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;205041

Microsoft Office XP
HOW TO Customize the My Places Bar in the Open and Save As Dialog Boxes
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;282087

Customize the Places Bar in Office XP
http://www.petri.co.il/customize_the_places_bar_in_offi...

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TweakUI
[+] Common Dialogs
Places bar

Places bar
? Custom places bar

Places bar
[[This enables changing the location when a common dialog is opened. You can
use the default values or you can choose a custom location to open when a
common dialog box is opened.]]

Common Dialog Boxes
[[The common dialog boxes, such as the Save As dialog box, display the
places bar on the left side. These are shortcuts to common folders, which
make getting around much easier. By default, you see the History, Documents,
Desktop, Favorites, and My Network Places folders there. You can customize
the folders that appear in the places bar by using the Common Dialogs
category in Tweak UI.]]

Download TweakUI here >>>

Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powert...

Tweak UI
TweakUI.exe
===

Tweak UI for Windows XP Guide
http://www.winxpsolution.com/Tweakuixppro.aspx

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[[First you add to
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\comdlg32\
the PlacesBar subkey. In PlacesBar, create the REG_DWORD values Place0,
Place1, Place2, Place3, and Place4. These correspond to the five available
buttons from top to bottom. The common dialog boxes will display only the
buttons specified by these values; if there is a PlacesBar subkey with no
values, an empty places bar will be displayed. Then set PlacesN to one of
the settings in shown in Table]]

Folders for the Places Bar
Folder Value
Desktop 0x00
Favorites 0x06
My Documents 0x05
My Music 0x0D
My Computer 0x11
Network Neighborhood 0x12
History 0x22
My Pictures 0x27
Recent Documents 0x08

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\comdlg3
2\PlacesBar
Place0
Place1
Place2
Place3
Place4

System Policy Editor and Templates
http://www.microsoft.com/office/ork/xp/appndx/appa18.ht...


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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:B68E5ED1-2AAC-487F-8EA8-7EEB2F90DA59@microsoft.com,
ubpc <ubpc@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> how can I add a folder ("C:\this folder") to the list of places
> displayed on the left side bar of the "save as" window--- currently it
> lists : "My Recent Documents"
> "Desktop"
> "My Documents"
> "My Computer" and
> "My Network Places"
Anonymous
June 28, 2005 10:30:55 PM

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Hi,

This can be easily accomplished with the help of TweakUI powertoy for Windows XP. Under TweakUI,
navigate to 'common dialog > places bar' and you can specify your custom places here.

Download TweakUI here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powert...

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"ubpc" <ubpc@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> how can I add a folder ("C:\this folder") to the list of places displayed on
> the left side bar of the "save as" window--- currently it lists :
> "My Recent Documents"
> "Desktop"
> "My Documents"
> "My Computer" and
> "My Network Places"
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