Create a Favorite or Shortcut for your Desktop or Documents folder

Modified on: 2017-04-07 15:49:25 -0400


To add a Favorite Shortcut to your Desktop or Documents folder you will need to do the following: 

  1. Click the envelope with an arrow button in the upper left hand corner of any previewed document to open the Export window.  
  2. Select Export and click OK.
  3. A new window will open.  You can then browse to the folder (Desktop or Documents) that you wish to set as a favorite.


  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 & Mac OS

Desktop is located by browsing to: Local Disk (C: on “your computer name”)

Select the Users folder, then the folder with your user name on that computer.

Example: Local Disk (C: on Robert-Acer-PC\Users\robert.designmanager\Desktop\

Documents is located in the same area as the Desktop.

Example:  Local Disk (C: on Robert-Acer-PC\Users\robert.designmanager\Documents. 

  • Windows XP

Desktop is located by browsing to: Local Disk (C: on “your computer name”)

Select the Documents and Settings folder, then the folder with your user name on that computer.

Example: Local Disk (C: on Robert-Acer-PC\ Documents and Settings \robert.designmanager\Desktop


    4. Once you have selected the appropriate folder, you can right click on the Favorites option on the left hand side of the window and select Add current location to Favorites.



From now on, all you have to do is click on the you Favorite saved on the left hand side!


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