Windows 11/10/8/7 offers a new UI feature called the Jump List. Jump Lists is a list of recent documents for that program. You also see a list of features unique to that application. For example, Messenger’s Jump List displays tasks like instant messaging, signing off, changing online status, etc.
Jump List in Windows 11/10
Right-click on a taskbar icon and you will see a list of previously opened files or documents in that application.
You will see Recent items as well as Pinned items.
To show Recent items as well as Pinned items in Windows 11, open Settings > Personalization > Start.
Turn On the switch against Show recently opened items in Start, Jump Lists and File Explorer.
You will then be able to see the full Jump List in Windows 11.
In Windows 7, you can also click on the taskbar item and hold the click down while moving the cursor up.
Go here if you find that your Jump List is missing or disappeared permanently in Windows.
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