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To make a relative path shortcut here is a simple workaround. Make a shortcut to cmd.exe which executes the start command to open the current directory. Then set the cwd in the
Follow these steps:
Make a new shortcut to: cmd.exe /c start.
Now right-click on it and get properties of the shortcut (shortcut tab).
The full shortcut path should have been set to this:
%windir%\system32\cmd.exe /c start .
Set the "Start in" directory (i.e. cwd) to be a relative path:
(Example for a shortcut on the Desktop
Click on "Change Icon..." and set "Look for icons in this
and press enter. The standard folder icon will probably be in the
lower right-hand corner.
Now you can copy this file and just change the "Start in:" directory
to make new relative shortcuts.
NOTE: The above steps are just an example hence try this
at your own risk. And check if it works.
Hope this information was helpful.
Let me know if this worked.
All the best!
Thanks and Regards,
Uma R - Microsoft Support.
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