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In Window 7 you can drag/drop your running applications in the task bar to give them a specific order. Is there a shortcut key combination that allows you to assign the current program to a specific location on the task bar?

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If you pin the program it will have a specific position on the Taskbar. – Karan Apr 27 '13 at 1:07
@Karan I avoid having any programs pinned at all. I launch every single program with my keyboard (namely, windows key + start typing 2 or 3 letters, hit enter). I like to keep my taskbar clean of anything but actual running programs. – Matt Apr 29 '13 at 12:32
What you want can certainly be automated, but I don't know of any program that allows you to do so. Guess you'll have to write your own. – Karan Apr 29 '13 at 12:36

Windows + 0 - 9: You can select an existing Taskbar Item and maximize.
Windows + Shift + 0 - 9: You create a new tab / instance of the Program selected.
Windows + Alt + 0 - 9: You open the Right-Click Menu for that Taskbar Item.

Beyond that there is no way to change the order with KB-Shortcuts.

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