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When I include folders in Windows Library, it makes them easier to be searched in and it improves my ability to open favorite files.

However, when I want to save a file in Library, or copy it there, it the system often system fails to determine which of the included folders are the file target.

Is there some trick to either determine the action's target or jump from the Library to one of its children?

Also, sometimes I want to access the directory above the one in the Library. E.g.:

  • Library path: Libraries\programing\htdocs
  • Real path: D:\very\long\path\xampp\htdocs
  • Desired path: D:\very\long\path\

It would be great if there was some shortcut to turn the Library path into a real path.

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So why not right-click the folder under the Library and select Open folder location? –  Karan Feb 9 '13 at 1:05
    
This, on the countrary throws me in the parent folder. But it is usefull too, thank you. –  Tomáš Zato Feb 9 '13 at 1:06
    
Nope, on my machine, it jumped to D:\very\long\path\xampp and highlighted htdocs in the Explorer window. –  Tomáš Zato Feb 9 '13 at 1:13
    
You're right, so you only need to go up one level to arrive at the path folder, or double-click the highlighted htdocs to open that instead. Again, what's the problem? You want to somehow jump from Libraries\programing\htdocs directly to D:\very\long\path? –  Karan Feb 9 '13 at 1:29
    
Use RAD IDE at web progect. netbeans.org/features/index.html NetBeans 7.2 ... –  STTR Feb 9 '13 at 3:07
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Far Manager freeware.

Alt+F12 = Folders history, Alt+F11 = file view history.

Far Manager 2

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This is definitelly not an answer to my question. I was asking how to do the task using windows explorer. This software looks like weaker alternative of old Norton Commander. –  Tomáš Zato Feb 9 '13 at 3:48
    
I think this solution will suit many. Write the extension to the windows explorer, and everyone will be happy. –  STTR Feb 9 '13 at 4:09
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