Placing Icon Inside Windows 7 Explorer

I feel stupid even asking this question because I know I have done this before, but when you click Save As in almost any application, a version of what I believe to be Explorer pops up offering the directory currently associated with the file you are working with. In that window, there is a bar on the left hand side. I want to place additional directory icons there.  Please see the example jpg.

In the attached example, I want to add the CF directory.  I have clicked numerous places and attempted multiple drag and drops - all to no avail.

For most of you this is probably a "no-brainer", so thanks in advance for taking the time.
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helpfinderIT ConsultantCommented:
in windows explorer (win key + e) browse the location your folder is (CF directory in your case) and drag and drop to the left side under Favorites
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
That does not get me where I am trying to go.  That process merely saves the CF directory into Favorites.  I probably misspoke when I said the "Save As" screen was a version of Windows Explorer.  I wish I could be more specific but the panel on the left of the Save As screen is not a listing of Favorites.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
> Please see the example jpg.
> In the attached example,

Nothing was attached. Also, it's better to embed rather than attach. Here's a quick-read article, How to Embed Screenshots in Posts, that explains the embedding technique. Regards, Joe
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jcimarronCommented:
BluSkyBill--
I think you are talking about the Navigation Pane in Windows Explorer.  The items in the Favorites section of the Navigation Pane come from C:\Users\Username\Links
If you go there and right click in the window, you will be offered New|Folder.  You should be able to add the location link to CF there.
 
Since I do not know what CF is I cannot be more specific.  Do you mean Compressed Folder?  If so, Compressed Folder is one of the options when you right click|New in the Links folder
See also
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/48123-user-folder-add-remove-navigation-pane.html
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
Screen Shot
I have embedded the screen shot.  Very easy indeed.
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
CF is merely the name of a Folder.
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jcimarronCommented:
BluSkyBill--
That is the Places Bar.  It came with Win XP.  (Your tags suggest you are running Win 7?)
You can create a Places Bar in Win 7 using the Registry hack in this article.
http://www.askvg.com/how-to-customize-default-places-bar-in-windows-common-file-dialog-box/
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/85487-common-file-dialog-box-customize-places-bar.html

Personally I would not recommend you mess with the Registry, but rather use the modifications to the Navigation Pane per the procedures in my earlier post.
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Bill PrewCommented:
Under Win7 you should be seeing the following standard dialog, so are you indeed talking about the Favorites area?

Or, might you be using a new application like Excel 2013, that provides it's own custom dialog that looks dramatically different than this.  Grab a picture of what you are talking about so we can see it...

Save As
~bp
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
Essentially no one had the correct solution but I may not have asked the question in the right manner.  A kid wondered through my office and showed me the answer.  In the Save As mode, Click Tools.  The drop down menu has as an option to, if you have a directory or file highlighted, Add to "My Places" option.  That's it.  Was looking me in the face, so to speak, all along.

Thanks everyone.  I learned a lot about several other things in the process.

Bill
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Bill PrewCommented:
A couple of related posts, for future reference.  It sounds like you are working with an Office application, on Windows XP.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/826214

http://www.msoutlook.info/question/add-locations-to-save-and-open-dialogs

Glad you got it sorted out.

~bp
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
Excel 2003 in Windows 7
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