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Take, for instance, a feature called Places. Think of Places as a super-charged bookmark tool for the file manager that makes it easy to access your most important folders from the desktop menu or the file manager. By default, the following folders are included in Places:
Click any one of those entries to open the file manager to that location.
Once the Dolphin file manager is open, you'll notice the Places entry at the top of the left pane. So you have two handy ways of accessing these bookmarks.
But what if you want to add a new folder to Places? Say, for instance, you share your Public folder with your network and regularly have to open that folder to edit files. You might want to add Public to Places.
You should see Public automatically added to the Places listing in Dolphin, where you can access it anytime.
Alternate methods of accessing Places entries
From the Desktop menu
There's an even easier way to access places. All you have to do is open the desktop menu and click Places near the bottom left. This will reveal the Places menu, where you can scroll through and open any entry you need.
This method avoids having to first open the Dolphin file manager.
But wait, the fun doesn't end there. If you right-click an entry in the Desktop Menu Places section, you'll see an Add to Favorites option. Click that and the entry to add Public to Favorites.
Now, click the Desktop Menu and click Favorites at the top.