What Are Jump Lists?
According to Microsoft, a jump list:
take[s] you right to the documents, pictures, songs, or websites you turn to each day
In this guide, I’ll show you how to get the most out of this new Windows 7 feature.
How Can Jump Lists Help Me?
Jump lists help you get to commonly-used files and program functions with minimal effort. Here’s a few examples of how they work:
If you click the arrow next to programs in your Start menu, you can see the most recently opened files with that program.
If you don’t want to open the Start menu, you can pin a program to your task bar so it’s even easier to get to recently-opened files:
Now you can click on a pinned program to access recent files or folders:
Many programs are starting to add custom features to jump lists like Internet Explorer. From the jump list, you can open a new tab or start InPrivate Browsing.
What do you use jump lists for? What tips did I miss?