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Putting a shortcut in to system tray


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batpark

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I have an icon to WORD2003 on the Desktop of my Dell 3000 with XP. When I click it, WORD opens and I can use it just fine.

I would like to add a similar shortcut icon to my StartUp system tray, so that I can easily access WORD, even when the Desktop icons are not visible.

Would someone please tell me how to do that? I have not been able to do so on my own. Thanks.
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http://www.whitsoftd...om/trayconizer/

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Dr.: I tried http://www.whitsoftdev.com/trayconizer. -- I seemed to have installed a kind of registry checker. Is that what you intended me to download? If so, how do I use it to get Word2003 into my System Tray?
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Drag the Word icon down to your taskbar and it will create the shortcut there.
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rshaffer61: That's what I thought worked; but it doesn't work for me now. ??
Let me describe just what I tried:

I dragged the WORD icon (which opens WORD fine when I left click it) to the system tray (by which I mean the group of icons at the bottom of my screen, immediately to the left of the time display). I then released the mouse drag operation. But I got no WORD icon in that system tray.

What could I be doing wrong? Thanks.
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Don't drag it to the time display side. You want it in the other side where the start button is.
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Drag it to the Quick Luanch side (beside your START button) if you do not have quick launch enable then right click on your taskbar choose PROPERTIES and check SHOW QUICK LAUNCH.
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Al: That was SO easy. Thanks a lot.
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Glad you got it to work. Thanks for letting us know.
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