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Create a Shortcut

To create a shortcut, use the CreateShortcut Method of a WshShell Object.

The following example code creates a shortcut on the desktop to an opened file.

[JavaScript]

if( document.FullName == "" ) {
    alert( "The file is untitled." );
}
else {
    WshShell = new ActiveXObject( "WScript.Shell" );
    strDesktop = WshShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop");
    oShellLink = WshShell.CreateShortcut(strDesktop + "\\Shortcut to My File.lnk");
    oShellLink.TargetPath = document.FullName;
    oShellLink.WindowStyle = 1;
    oShellLink.Description = "Shortcut to My File";
    oShellLink.WorkingDirectory = strDesktop;
    oShellLink.Save();
}

[VBScript]

If document.FullName = "" Then
    alert "The file is untitled."
Else
    Set WshShell = CreateObject( "WScript.Shell" )
    strDesktop = WshShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")
    set oShellLink = WshShell.CreateShortcut(strDesktop & "\Shortcut to My File.lnk")
    oShellLink.TargetPath = document.FullName
    oShellLink.WindowStyle = 1
    oShellLink.Description = "Shortcut to My File"
    oShellLink.WorkingDirectory = strDesktop
    oShellLink.Save
End If

References

Microsoft MSDN Library: CreateShortcut Method

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