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What does this arrow on an icon in a SharePoint document library mean?

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I have a document library on Sharepoint with 2 default content types: Document and Link to a Document. I am adding web resources as links to a document. Ii is usually represented by a blue "e" icon but now i have two links with an additional arrow (see the picture). What is this? What does it mean? I couldn't find anything significant about those two links...
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That means it is a "shortcut", a link to a document, rather than the document install. It means it is pointing to a document in a different location.
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Sorry, meant to say:

That means it is a "shortcut", a link to a document, rather than the document itself. It means it is pointing to a document in a different location.

I've been typing "install" too much today. :)
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It looked as a shortcut icon to me bur why the rest of shortcuts/links to documents in this library don't have it?
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Looking a little closer that may actually be a web shortcut that was uploaded to the library.
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I have about 50 web shortcuts in the library and only 2 have the arrow.
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Were the files added programmatically? The name of the file is LINKOVERLAY.gif (see attached - I pulled it out of the SharePoint Resources\Images directory). It is used in the following examples of adding links to documents programmatically.

programmatically add "link to a document" item in a Document Library
http://howtosharepoint.blogspot.com/2010/05/programmatically-add-link-to-document.html

programmatically create document set, add or move files, GetDocumentSetById
http://howtosharepoint.blogspot.com/2010/12/programmatically-create-document-set.html
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No. Files are added manually by a user using a default form...
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Issue still not resolved but no longer needed. Thank you for you time!
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