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The hidden power of Windows Jump Lists

Ian Paul | Dec. 15, 2014
Windows is full of so many handy little features it's easy to forget some of them if you aren't using it every day. One such feature is Jump Lists, which is the app-specific menu that appears when you right-click a desktop app icon on the taskbar.

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There are far more apps we could talk about that have productive Jump Lists, such as email apps that let you compose a new message or Windows Media Center's Jump List, which shows you your latest TV recordings.

The next time you're in front of your PC have a look at the Jump Lists available on your favorite apps. It might surprise you just how handy they can be if you get in the habit of right-clicking your taskbar.

 

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