Tip of the Month (July 2004)
When downloading a form from the Visual CE development environment (FILE | DOWNLOAD FORM), Visual CE always puts a shortcut in the START | PROGRAMS menu on the handheld so you can easily run the form. But there are situations where you don't want these shortcuts.
To remove a the shortcuts, just do this:
Each icon shown is one shortcut on START | PROGRAMS. Just delete the shortcuts you don't want.
Of course, when you use Visual CE's FILE | DOWNLOAD FORM Visual CE will recreate the shortcut. You can prevent Visual CE from creating the shortcut by:
Visual CE will download the form but will not create the shortcut.
Note: If you never want the Visual CE desktop environment to create a shortcut (regardless of whether the SHIFT key is up or down), copy the VisualCE.ini file from your installation folder (usually c:\Program Files\Windows CE Services\SYWARE Visual CE\VisualCE.ini) to your windows folder and, using a text editor like notepad, add the following two lines: