[Tutor] making a shortcut in windows

Wayne Werner wayne at waynewerner.com
Tue Sep 4 16:44:01 CEST 2012

On Tue, 4 Sep 2012, Garry Willgoose wrote:

> Oscar,
> I actually just want the functionality of a shortcut so that I can put an
> icon on the desktop. symlink allows that in Unix (and a few other
> capabilities that I'm not that intersted in) and just want something
> equivalent to the menu item for making a shortcut in Windows. 

At least in Windows 7+, you can use the mklink command (as administrator):

import subprocess
                        '/D', #Use /H for a hard link


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