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Windows shortcuts - file does not open via a drag-n-drop functionality workflow


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Hey everyone! #AffinityV2 #Windows  

I have a disturbing bug in a workflow senario that worked well in V1 but there is such a frustration in V2:
While having a file at desktop or other folder, I want to quickly open it in an app, so I create some shortcuts on desktop for frequently used programs. When I drag a compatible file on a V1 app, it opens it immediately.
While I already manage to create similar shortcuts for V2, unfortunately this is not working.


How can someone achieve that same workflow?


I am attaching a video capture on what I mean, for convenience reasons:

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On 11/26/2022 at 5:37 AM, ioap said:

How can someone achieve that same workflow?

Welcome to the forums here :12_slight_smile:
You can right-click on the image link and select "Open with".
If you need the drag-and-drop functionality, you should install the exe programme files of the apps - instead of the MSIX files.

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