30 Sec Productivity: Jump Lists

Picture originally appeared on Forensic Focus



Jump lists came with windows 7 and ever since I have started using them Р I have found it to be the most efficient way to get back to a document or file. Recently, I have picked up that a lot of people are still unaware of this less obvious feature.

The basic idea is: people tend to open the same documents over and over again, either pictures, Word, Excel, PowerPoint docs. By adding the program you use often to your taskbar, you can right click the icon and get access to the most recent documents you have accessed in that program. Furthermore you can “pin” documents you want quick access to all the time. e.g. the monthly report everybody asks for.

I am certain some of you are aware of this feature (so skip on) , for everyone else, here is a short video to illustrate:


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