A primary reason for mapping a DOS path to a number (i.e., creating a SmartPath) or a nickname (QuickLink) is for the operator to be able to display a mapped folder 'mouselessly’ and without having to navigate up and down the folder tree. The steps could not be easier.

   If you have assigned a folder to a SmartPath (i.e., a number) you can display

      the folder:

1.Type the number of the desired SmartPath on any blank line of an editing screen.

2.Press <Alt-G>. For example:

 8<Alt-G>

         Instantly a standard Word ‘FileOpen’ dialog appears displaying the contents of the chosen SmartPath.

  a specific document within a SmartPath:

1.Type the appropriate SmartPath number (1-12) on any blank line followed by a colon and the name of the document.

2.Press <Alt-G> for the original document or <Ctrl-Alt-G> to open a copy of the document.  For example:

8:Letter to Mom <Alt-G>

QuickLinks: Our QuickLinks feature use nicknames instead of numbers, but the operation is the same.

  If you have assigned a folder to a QuickLink nickname, you can display

    the folder:

1.Type the nickname you have assigned on any blank line of an editing screen.

2.Press Alt-G. For example: clients<Alt-G>

Instantly a standard Word ‘FileOpen’ dialog appears displaying the contents of the chosen QuickLink..

    a sub-folder:    

1.typing the nickname followed by a slash and the sub-folder. E.g.

2.Press Alt-G. For example: clients/jones<Alt-G>

If you are not sure of the spelling of the sub-folder, just type the first few characters. Pathagoras will display all sub-folders starting with those characters.

See QuickLinks pages for more information and illustrations.

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