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I have notepad++ v5.8.7 on Windows 7 SP1. Jump list for application is not working from start menu?? It worked few months ago, i don't know when it stopped. How to fix this? Unpin and repin didn't help.

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Default (Windows 7 provided) jump lists show only file types associated with the application. Changed associations are the most likely reason for why would the standard jump list stop working. Since I can't add comments here, here's something to address the NppJumpList problem in the Start menu. I developed NppJumpList. It supplies a custom recent list, that shows the same recent file list, that you can see in NPP's File menu. But... I forgot about the Start menu completely. Now I can see, that it does indeed show the standard recent list, not the custom one. Whoops. –  this Aug 28 '13 at 15:09

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It seems like the solution is to install NppJumpList :

Plugin for Notepad++. Adds windows 7 jump list support. Unicode version of Notepad++ only.

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Tried this, but it works only in taskbar, in start menu triangle exists but when I click on it nothing happens. –  watbywbarif Mar 9 '11 at 13:01
    
Did you do this optimization : Remove Shortcut Arrow From Desktop Icons ? –  harrymc Mar 10 '11 at 11:40
    
No, but this is for XP, and I see no connection with my problem? Do you have some explanation why should I do this? –  watbywbarif Mar 10 '11 at 12:18
    
Don't do this, because expressly it can cause problems with jumplists. The only explanation I can come up with is that NppJumpList does something wrong for Windows 7. You should maybe raise this question in the Notepad++ Forums or from Support for NppJumpList. –  harrymc Mar 10 '11 at 13:29
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Hey, seeing by the comment on the post, the developer of NppJumpList is now on SU! So things might improve. –  harrymc Jan 31 at 8:28

Most applications with fly-out menus in Windows 7 that I've used just have a listing of recently used files. Is it possible that Notepad++ currently doesn't have a listing of recently used files, or that the list is corrupted?

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Who creates this file? npp+ or windows? How can I find it? –  watbywbarif Mar 9 '11 at 14:16
    
NPP+ I believe. –  edusysadmin Mar 10 '11 at 2:31

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