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How to create a shortcut for RAD 7.5.2 Project?

I am using RAD 7.5.2 for Java/JEE Projects.
Instead of Start>Programs>IBM Software Delivery Platform > IBM Rational Application Developer 7.5 > Rational Applicaiton Developer ....
I would like to create a shortcut on the desktop that can open a project workspace.
I would also like to name this shortcut(s) for individual workspace projects.

How do I do that with RAD 7.5.2
I know how to do it with WSAD 5.1.2 and that is so old ...
What's the new way of doing it in RAD 7.5.2?

Let me know.
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Use the same path, and

- Click Start
- Programs
- IBM Software Delivery Platform
- IBM Rational Application Developer 7.5

On the last entry, i.e.,

- Rational Application Developer

right click

A drop down menu will open

- Select "Send To", and
- Desktop (create shortcut)

  You can then move, or put this shortcut where ever you want

What you do to make your shortcut open up a different workspace is to add -data /WORKSPACE in the target of the shortcut, so for example if you had workspaces at C:\workspace1 and C:\workspace2, you create two shortcuts, right click on the shortcut and go to Properties, then in the target you should see something like this:

"C:\Program Files\IBM\SDP70\eclipse.exe" -product com.ibm.rational.rad.product.ide

So you would just put this:

"C:\Program Files\IBM\SDP70\eclipse.exe" -product com.ibm.rational.rad.product.ide -data /workspace1

and for the other one:

"C:\Program Files\IBM\SDP70\eclipse.exe" -product com.ibm.rational.rad.product.ide -data /workspace2

Then when you double click on the shortcut it will open up in the workspace you set.
Did you get the shortcut working?
Thanks for the assist, and point.

Good luck & have a great day.
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