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Method and System is Disclosed for Enabling a User to Manage One or More Files/Folders of Importance to the User in an Efficient Manner

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000198295D
Publication Date: 2010-Aug-03
Document File: 1 page(s) / 19K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for enabling a user to manage one or more files/folder of importance to the user in an efficient manner. Accordingly, the method and system facilitates a user to quickly locate one or more files/folders which are of importance to the user.

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Method and System is Disclosed for Enabling a User to Manage One or More Files/Folders of Importance to the User in an Efficient Manner

Disclosed is a method and system for enabling a user to manage one or more files/folders of importance to the user in an efficient manner. Accordingly, the method and system facilitates a user to quickly locate one or more files/folders which are of importance to the user.

In accordance with the method and system disclosed herein, a user is provided with an option to associate an importance parameter to a file/folder. In an embodiment, the user may right click on a file/folder to select an option such as "Add to important documents" to associate an importance parameter to the file/folder.

Once the user selects the option, the system modifies display parameters for the file/folder. In an embodiment, a name of the file/folder may be displayed in a unique color and/or font. Further, a unique icon may be associated with the file/folder. Similarly, an importance flag may be associated with an icon of the file/folder. In an exemplary embodiment, the display parameters may be configured as per the user's preferences.

Further, the system also adds a shortcut icon for the file/folder selected by the user to a system folder. The system folder is created to store shortcuts to files which are specified as important files by the user. In an embodiment, an operating system may also provide a quick access to the system folder so that the user c...