Questions tagged [jumplist]

Jump Lists were introduced in Windows 7 as a way to re-open commonly used files or shortcuts in applications. For example, right-clicking a media player icon may show the most recently played media files.

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Windows 10: Strange taskbar flickering and cursor delay for jumplists

For the last couple of months, I've been facing a very strange flickering/delay issue in Windows 10 that I cannot resolve. There are two problems: Some time after every reboot, I have noticed that ...
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Word 2016 lost its task bar right click jump list

I must have done something to cause MS Word 2016 taskbar jump list to be replaced with an "options" list, such as Open; Move to OneDrive; Open File Location; etc. I can go to Start and right-click on ...
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Jumplists broken except visual studio

Every app's jumplists are broken (both recent and actions) except for VS 2017 & VS 2015. Both MS apps (VS code/edge/office/etc) & non-MS apps are broken. This started happening recently after ...
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How can I add a folder toolbar to Windows 10 taskbar with PowerShell?

On the taskbar, you've always been able to right click on "Toolbars" and then "New Toolbar..." which will ask you for a folder to select. This folder would then appear as a separate toolbar on your ...
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How to add arbitrary executable programs to a Windows 7 Jump List?

In Windows 7, you can pin items to the taskbar. Once an item is pinned to the taskbar, you can pin items to the list displayed when you right-click on it (known as a Jump List). I have a pinned ...
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How to create a Jump list for any program?

To explain further, check this image first that show the context menu when right-clicking an app in the taskbar: You can see a list of tasks that will be called immediately after launching the app. ...
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Explorer jumplist dissappears repeatedly

I've always had problems with windows 7 jump lists disappearing, but it used to be an infrequent problem. But I now have a bat-file to regularly back up all jumplists, so I can restore easily. This is ...
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Lost text file from jumplist [closed]

I am missing a text file. The file was usually accessed via a pinned shortcut on a jumplist off of the Notepad shortcut on the taskbar. I don't remember where the actual file was stored. The ...
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Broken jump lists on Windows 10

I have noticed that all my taskbar and start menu jump lists are broken. They are broken in a very specific way: The items show up, but clicking them does nothing (clicking dismisses the jump list, ...
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Is there a way to run the software as administrator when opening via jump list

I have set an .exe I use a lot (Visual Studio, but I don't feel it's relevant what program) to always run as administrator by right clicking on the icon, clicking Properties, then clicking Advanced ...
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Windows 10 Taskbar JumpList Issue, Not working

Issue: I'm having trouble with the Taskbar and Windows Explorer. I right-click on Notepad (that I've pinned to my "taskbar"), I try opening a previously pinned file (or recently used in the list that ...
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jump list gone after office update from 2010 to 2013

I recently updated from office 2010 to office 2013 and my jump list is gone for excel,word etc. I had saved the CustomDestinations and Automaticdestinations file. however this apparently does not help....
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How can one completely disable explorer's jump lists in Windows 10?

I never right click on a minimized window in the taskbar for any other purpose than closing it. Seeing a massive list of irrelevant items taller than 1000px in height whenever I right click on an ...
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Windows 10 Jumplist pinned server items lag?

I'm having an issue since upgrading to Windows 10 regarding jump lists. I have several programs pinned to the taskbar, one of which is Excel. Pinned to this jumplist are several Excel workbooks, ...
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How do I replace Windows 8.1 frequently visited folders to recently?

Unlike the previous OS I've had (Win7), instead of showing me recently visited folders, Windows 8.1 only provides me with a list of my most frequently visited folders. It is comfortable, I'll admit. ...
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files are not getting added in jump list, say, in notepad+

in w8-32 bit, as well as in w10-64 bit, new files that I open and use and save in some software are not automatically getting added to jump. I am observing this in notepad+ If jump list is a feature ...
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Where are Windows jump-list tasks stored?

I have a problem from time to time with Opera's jump-list tasks. It seems that, after some upgrades, they stop working because they point to the old version number (2 releases back): Here is what ...
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How to prevent the loss of Jumplist items when LibreOffice is upgraded?

Every time LibreOffice is upgraded, all the Jumplist items which were manually added for each application within the suite are deleted. The operating system is Windows 7 SP1. Is there a way to ...
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How do I increase the number of items on a jump list in Windows 10?

How can I increase the maximum number of items that appear on a Windows 10 jump list, and is there any way to set separate maximums for recent and pinned items? I use Remote Desktop to connect to ...
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Win10 Jump List Missing Pinned & Frequent Files

The "File Explorer" object in my Win10 Start Menu no longer displays Pinned and Recent files and folders in its Jump List. I couldn't say what exactly caused the behaviour, but it's happened on ...
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ignore a directory for recent items in Windows 7/8/10?

Is there a way to tell Windows 7/8/10 to completely ignore a folder when tracking it's recent items? Not just a single program, but anything making use of files in a given directory. Jumplists don't ...
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Is it possible to add command line arguments or additional applications to Win7 jumplists?

In Win7 SP1, is there a way to add items to jumplists to launch the associated application with different command-line parameters, or even launch other applications? There are a number of tools that ...
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Pin website to Internet Explorer Jumplist

I know from right clicking on Internet Explorer that somehow it's possible to pin particular URLs. Also, I can take frequently accessed urls and pin those, but how can I add a new URL to the jumplist?...
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Putty Taskbar Jump List Broken on Windows 10

I have Windows 8 on my laptop and the jumplist for putty has always worked just fine. After installing Putty on my desktop (Win 10) the jumplists do not show up when I right-click the taskbar icon, ...
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Get Excel jump list to appear on Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I discovered that my Excel jump list has disappeared. I can see the jump list of other softwares such as Firefox. How do I make the Excel jump list appear? I am ...
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Jump List for Explorer in Windows 10

After an upgrade to Windows 10, I noticed that all entries (folders) in my Jump List for File Explorer do not open when I left-click on them. The rest of my Jump Lists work as I would expect, with ...
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Chrome in Windows previous Version 1511 (OS Build 10586.3) : “Most visited” sites in the taskbar Jump List don't match those in the New Tab page

Deleting a frequent site in the new tab should remove that site from the jumplist (at least in Chrome, see this post). But it is not my case; see: The first 4 links you can see in the Taskbar ...
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How to remove particular Chrome jumplists “most visited” sites (Windows 10)?

Like the first 4 sites in this Chrome jumplist... I'm using Windows 10 and clicking and pressing right button on a line only allows you to pin them...
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How to Delete Application Jump List in Windows Start Menu

Does anyone know how to delete the MRU list for Excel in the start menu? (See screen capture.) I think the list on my machine is corrupted because I cannot delete/unpin anything on it. Reinstalling ...
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How to change Windows 10 task bar jump list color?

I can change the colors of the task bar and with Classic Shell the start menu, but the Task Bar jump lists remain black. Is there a way to change the background color of these?
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Windows 10 Jumplist missing item

I've yet another problem with Windows 10. My pinned/recent locations shortcuts in windows explorer jump-list are not working anymore. The issue was created only a few days ago so I think an automatic ...
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Is it possible to create a jump List for Microsoft Edge?

Edge will not accept dragged and dropped shortcuts like other programs. I cannot find any local file nor registry entry that could store an entry for Edge jump list items.
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Windows 8.1 jump list visual bug

I just finished a fresh install of windows 8.1 on my new SSD. Whenever I open the "Jump List" for items on the task bar, I see this... I haven't changed any theme settings. This is what happens ...
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Chrome Jump List gone on Windows 8

Image looks like this: Chrome's jumplist won't show so there are no "New tab" or "New incognito tab" options. I want to blame CCleaner because it clears recent jump lists, but somehow I doubt this is ...
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'Run' dialogue doesn't remember its commands across diff windows sessions

I'm using Win 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1. My 'Run' dialogue, and jump lists (files names which appear when I bring my pointer onto a program name like MS Excel, in the start menu's top part) and 'Recent ...
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Windows Taskbar/ Jumplist Bug/ Glitch

I have a problem with my Windows 8.1 Taskbar/Jumplist. When I right-click any icon in my taskbar the background/ icons are completely bugged (As you can see on the screenshot). It is not resolved even ...
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How to clear the Jump List for Remote Desktop?

How can I clear all automatically added Jump List items for Remote Desktop?
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Taskbar pinned file shortcuts become invalid after moving the underlying files

When you move a file that is pinned to the taskbar (in a jumplist) that pinned shortcut becomes invalid. Clicking it results in the usual error for broken shortcuts: How can I move a big number of ...
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increasing width of jumplist

Does anyone know how to change the width of the jumplists in Windows 7! I've tried to search te register and installed 7tt and classic Shell. These programs didn't solve the problem
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Jump Lists not showing for Office programs in Windows 7

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. I installed Office 2010 on this laptop, and I noticed that Jump Lists were not showing. If I pin Word, Excel or PowerPoint to the taskbar or start menu, ...
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Prevent Visual Studio from adding projects to Recent items in the task bar

Whenever I pick up an individual project in Visual Studio (e.g. to add it to a solution) the project is added to the "Recent" items in the task bar. For me, this is totally useless, because I never ...
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How can I delete the jumplist cache?

I recently used PC Tools Registry Mechanic on my computer to clear recent history, and whenever you use the program to clear your history, it removes your jumplists until the program in question is ...
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Where is the “Open with” option to open a jump list item with a different application?

Between four separate Windows 7 machines, I've noticed that the option to right-click a jump list item and select "Open with" to open a file with a different application is nowhere to be seen. Being ...
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Pining to jumplist

I am trying to pin a solution to a Visual Studio jump list. But the instructions don't seem to work. The instructions say: open the jump list point to the item and click the pin But when I point to ...
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How to disable slide open jump lists in Windows 7?

In Windows 7 it is possible to open the jump lists of programs by either right clicking the item in the task bar, or by holding and sliding up with the left mouse button on the item. However this is ...
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Windows 7: Rename items in taskbar jumplists without renaming the actual file

TL;DR: I want to be able to change the name of items in the Windows 7 taskbar without changing the name of the file they link to. Using ZIM Desktop Wiki I want to pin my notebooks to the taskbar icon ...
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Is there any way to sort items in Windows 8's jump lists?

This is the jump list of some of the files that I'm usually working with. However, it really gets frustrating when you try to skim and scan in those items to find what you're looking for. Is there ...
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folder won't show up in jumplist

I use the jumplist of explorer to pin folders that I use often. I have a folder with all my game shortcuts and on Windows 7 I always had a link to it pinned on the explorer icon. But since moving to ...
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How to clear jump lists for a specific program

How do you clear the jump list of recently opened files for a specific program? I'm looking to clear entries for programs on the Start Menu and pinned to the taskbar.
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Is there a way to get Chatzilla in the Windows 7 “jumplist” for Firefox?

Windows 7 has a feature called "Jumplists" which, in the Start menu, adds a kind of context menu alongside the selected app listing things such as files recently or frequently used with that app, and ...