Everyone organize their data. Typically into folders and sub folders and sub-sub folders, etc, you get the idea. And sometimes in order to access a particular, we might need to click thru the folder hiearchy several time.
For instance, if i were to save my files in desktop, the actual folder path typically looks like this “C:\Users\user\desktop\data\computer\workfolders\companyA\accounts\2019\2019accounts.xls” i will need to navigate thru at least 5 folders in order to reach the 2019accounts.xls file.
A shortcut allows us to immediately reach our desired folder depending on where we point the shortcut to.
To create a short to link, right click anywhere on an empty space on the desktop. A menu will appear, head over to “New” and select shortcut
You should see a similar menu appear
another menu will appear.
Type in the full address of the folder into the box. If you are unsure of the address, select browse and navigate to the preferred folder
Another prompt will appearing after clicking next giving you the option to name the shortcut and select finish.
You will have a folder icon that appears which looks like this on the desktop once its you have complete creating the shortcut to allow you to swiftly access your folders.
So now, instead of clicking thru the folders, all you need to do will be to click on the newly created shortcut and you will be directed to the destination immediately