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Add user specific items to My Places Bar in MS Office 2003

This setting lets you add folders to the places bar in MS Office.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Microsoft Office provides a "Places Bar" to open some frequently used folders on the left side of its Open/Save dialog. Using this setting user is able to add some of the selected folders in this list to select them faster.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, create a key name “Place(1…n)” PlaceID where ID=1..n , if not existing. Create two string value names in the right panel. The first name is “Name” and give the place name that you want to display in place bar and the second name is “Path” and enter full path of the name you have just entered.

Click OK to close the registry.

Logoff or restart your system.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

User specific items is added to ‘My Places Bar’.

Default items are visible in the Places Bar.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\Open Find\Places\UserDefinedPlaces\] and create a new key 'Place0'.

Third, create a String value 'Name' under the key 'Place0'.

Fourth, right click on the String value 'Name' and select 'Modify'.

Fifth, set a user defined Name and click 'OK'.

Create another String value under the key 'Place0' as 'Path'.

Now, right click on the String value 'Path' and select 'Modify'.

Finally set a User Defined Path to add user specific items to My Places Bar and click 'OK'. Please use similar steps to add more user specific items.

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