Using Windows 7 Libraries
Windows 7 Libraries collect folders of related content in a single location.
Windows 7 has 4 default libraries: Documents, Music, Pictures, and Video. In addition to including locations such a My Documents and My Pictures, you can add other local folders, network shares, some external drives, and even saved searches.
To Add or Remove a Location to a Library:
- Open Windows Explorer, expand the Libraries directory, and open the library. Windows Explorer will display the title and contents of the library.
- At the top of the window directly below the title of the library, you will see the following "Includes: # locations". Click the locations link and the locations dialog box will appear.
- To add a location, click the Add... button, browse to the location, and click Include folder. The folder will be added to the library.
- To remove a location, select the location, and click the on will remove the location Remove button. Your folder will be removed from the library only; it will not be deleted.