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NWDS shortcut setup for a specific workspace

Most of the developers don’t know how to setup the default work space in the desktop. Below steps help you to setup work space specific NWDS shortcut in the desktop.

Navigate to folder where the NWDS SapNetweaverDeveloperStudio.exe file placed. Refer below screen shot


Create desktop shortcut

Mouse right click and select Desktop (create shortcut)


Go to Desktop and mouse right click on the new short cut

In the Target section add the below string

-data “D:\TestDemoWorkspace”

ie, …..\SapNetweaverDeveloperStudio.exe -data “<work space folder path>


Click Apply and then OK button.

Now Click then the new shortcut will open with the given work space.

You can create project specific/ NWDI track specific shortcuts and it will open the required work space.

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      Author's profile photo Piyas Kumar Das
      Piyas Kumar Das

      Good Blog very useful but the image 3 needs to be rotated by 90 degree to the right



      Author's profile photo Sajith Pittan
      Sajith Pittan
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      Thank you Piyas.