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Does Chrome have a Send > Shortcut to Desktop capability like IE?

Posted on 2008-11-07
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Last Modified: 2013-11-10
One of I.E.'s most useful capabilities is it allows me to drop a link to a website right onto my desktop when I'm looking at that website.   To do this in I.E., go to File > Send > Shortcut to Desktop.

I really miss this when I'm browsing with Chrome and I've tried to find the equivalent function among Chrome's menus but I've failed.   Is it there and I don't recognize it or is there some 'add-on' I can install that will give me this ability.
Question by:gallymon

Accepted Solution

bmadison23 earned 500 total points
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I think this is what you want.  With Chrome if you highlight the URL bar text, you can then drag the select ed text to the desktop and it creates a shortcut for you.


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Nice, Thanks!

Expert Comment

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You can also right-click on any link and select 'Save Link As...' if there is not a URL you can highlight.

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