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Guys this is a little frustrating and will get me down voted, but I have stated I can create a shortcut. It is to a directory not a file, and if I open the properties of the Perl created shortcut and make any change then it will work. That said, here is the code:

$link = Win32::Shortcut->new(); $link->{'File'} = '"' . $archive_drive_path . $disc_path . 'Projec +ts Folder.lnk"'; $link->{'Path'} = '"' . $master_project_path . '"'; $link->{'Description'} = 'RDI Projects Folder'; $link->{'ShowCmd'} = 1; $link->{'IconLocation'} = 'C:\WINNT\system32\SHELL32.dll'; $link->{'IconNumber'} = '9'; $link->Save( $archive_drive_path . $_ . '/Projects Folder.lnk');

I have the documentation, the shortcut creates, it just doesn't work until I manually edit it. Like I said previously, all I have to do is add or delete a character from the comment line, or change the icon and apply the change then the shortcut works.

Is this a known issue? Any workarounds? (note: ikegami's solution may get the job done.)

g_White

In reply to Re^2: Windows Shortcut Creation by gwhite
in thread Windows Shortcut Creation by gwhite

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