# [Tutor] making a shortcut in windows

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