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I have a text file somewhere on the SD card.

How can I create a shortcut to this file on the "desktop" to open it immediately?

(HTC Wildfire)

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Linda File Manager allows you to do that. Just long press the file and select Create Shortcut. A shortcut icon shall appear on your Home screen

As a side note, it is also a nice file manager.

There might be tons of other options, though.

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Thanks, works ok. But a 500k app just to have shortcut? What a OS is this? :) –  takeshin Aug 10 '11 at 18:12
    
Certainly there are other options, sadly I don't know any. Anyway, I am pretty sure the shortcut will still work even if you uninstall the application. –  MobileCushion Aug 10 '11 at 18:46
    
The Astro file manager also allows this. Long-press on the home screen where you want to put the file, select shortcut/Astro and browse to the file you want to link to. –  nealmcb Aug 19 '11 at 5:51
    
+1 for the shortcut feature. FWIW, "ES File Explorer" (2.62MB app) can also do this. –  Bernhard Hofmann Jan 4 '13 at 13:29
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