What's the difference between 'Copy Here' and 'Create shortcuts here'

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Hi,
When I try to add an icon to Quick Launch bar,
1. I right clicked icon and dragged it to Quick launch bar.
2. But from the menu, I see 'Copy Here', 'Move Here', and 'Create shortcuts here'.

What's the difference between 'Copy Here' and 'Create shortcuts here'?  I thought that 'Copy Here' is also create a shortcut.

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Copy Here = Copies the Actual EXE to the quicklaunch directory
Create shortcut here = Creates a shortcut pointing to the EXE
Commented:
Copy here = will create a deep copy
crete shortcut = will create a shortcut to original location

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so, if the program is pointing to some file in original location using relative path and if you do 'Copy here', it will start throwing error for the missing file.

- Always create to shortcut :)

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