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Hide desktop shortcut

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  • Started 1 year ago by 6card
  • Latest reply from whs
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6card
6card
Posts: 357

How can I hide a folder's desktop shortcut and have only a keyboard shortcut?

sixcard

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Give it an invisible icon, and rename the shortcut Alt + 255

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Or right click on the desktop > View > uncheck "Show Desktop Icons"

Posted 1 year ago
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Enthusiast
Enthusiast
Posts: 566

whs, I think he is referring to one icon, not all of them.

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Thanks. That was my thought too.

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Yeah, I see that now. I guess then the method LH proposed is best.

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