Tip 9 – Simple, secret Windows tips and tricks

Pin common items to Jump ListsYou can also pin the custom search shortcut to the File Explorer Jump List, causing it to appear when you right-click File Explorer’s taskbar icon. Which brings up another point: Jump Lists rock.Right-clicking a taskbar icon brings up that’s program’s Jump List—quick links to the most recent files you’ve opened with that program. Got a file or template you open often? Pin it to the Jump List by dragging it onto the program’s taskbar icon, or by clicking the pin icon to the right of the file name in the Jump List itself. Jump Lists can skirt around Windows’ frustrating refusal to pin individual folders to the taskbar, pinning folders to the Jump List instead.