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BrainStorm Cool Tip: Linking to Documents in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

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Posted: 22 Nov 2006

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Linking to Documents in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

Want the convenience of getting to a file on the desktop, without having to store it there? Here's how to link any file type to any directory in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10:

  1. Right-click the file you wish to create a link for.
  2. Select Make Link.
  3. Drag and drop the new linked icon to your desktop or another location.
  4. Double-click the linked icon to open the file.

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For more Web- and Flash-based instructor-led tutorials on how to use SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop features, check out the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Computer-Based Training from BrainStorm, Inc.

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