Sometimes I want to (easily) add the link for a web page I'm viewing with Google Chrome to Chome's Windows 7 jump list. Is there a way to do this?
I have tried dragging the icon to the immediate left of the URL in the address bar or omnibox onto Chrome's jump list, but this doesn't seem to "take".
The only way I have found that works is rather kludgey. If I close the tab for the page I want to add then it shows up in the jump list under "Recently Closed". I can then pin the link to the jump list.
It would be nice to have a way to add a web page to the jump list without first having to close it.
Update (31 March 2012)
To be honest, I really don't remember exactly what I was doing when I asked this question about 1 1/2 years ago other than I was trying to add pinned items to the entry for Chrome in my Windows 7
I just tried dragging the
globe ... the icon to the immediate left of the URL in the address bar or
omnibox ... to the
Start menu entry for Chrome and it still did not add the link to the jump list.
However, dragging & dropping does work if Chrome is pinned to the Windows taskbar, not the
At any rate, I have marked the question as answered since I have enough of an answer for my purposes. That being, pin Chrome to your taskbar then drag & drop the icon at the immediate left of the link in the Chrome address bar to the Chrome icon pinned to your taskbar.