Library - Create New Library in Windows 10

    Library - Create New Library in Windows 10

    How to Create a New Library in Windows 10
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    How to Create a New Library in Windows 10

    information   Information
    Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can add or remove folders and drives to be included in a library as you like.

    This tutorial will show you how to create a new library for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Create New Library using New Context Menu
    • Option Two: To Create New Library using File Explorer Ribbon
    • Option Three: To Create New Library using "Include in Library" Context Menu







    Library - Create New Library in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Library - Create New Library in Windows 10
    To Create New Library using New Context Menu

    1. Open Libraries in File Explorer.

    2. Right click or press and hold on an empty area in the Libraries window, click/tap on New, and click/tap on Library. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Type a name you want for the new library. (see screenshot below)

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    4. You will now be able to include folders to the new library. (see screenshot below)

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    Library - Create New Library in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Library - Create New Library in Windows 10
    To Create New Library using File Explorer Ribbon

    1. Open Libraries in File Explorer.

    2. Click/tap on the Home tab, click/tap on New item in the ribbon, and click/tap on Library. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Type a name you want for the new library. (see screenshot below)

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    4. You will now be able to include folders to the new library. (see screenshot below)

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    Library - Create New Library in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Library - Create New Library in Windows 10
    To Create New Library using "Include in Library" Context Menu

    1. Open File Explorer, and browse to the folder you want to include in a new library.

    2. Right click or press and hold on the folder, click/tap on Include in library, and click/tap on Create a new library. (see screenshot below)

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    3. A new library will be created with the folder included, and the new library will be named the same as the included folder.
    Note   Note
    If you like, you can rename the new library anything you like.

    You will also be able to include more folders to the new library.


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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7
       2015-08-04 #1

    Thank you
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  2. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 156
    Windows 10 home 64x
       2016-08-08 #2

    Very Nice tip

    But then again what is the use of Frequent folders // I need to turn that off

    Thanks brink
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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