Create Custom Shortcut Comment for Pop-up Description in Windows 11 – Windows Blog by Brink

Create Custom Shortcut Comment for Pop-up Description in Windows 11

When you hover over a file, folder, drive, or desktop items in Windows, a pop-up description (infotip) will show displaying basic property details (metadata) of the item such as Date created, Size, Folders and Files a folder contains, etc…

When you hover over a shortcut, the pop-up description will show the shortcut’s target location by default.

If you like, you can specify a custom comment to show as the pop-up description of a shortcut instead.

This tutorial will show you how to create a custom comment pop-up description for a shortcut for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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