In Microsoft Windows 7 there are a whole load of extras you might not have heard of before, jump lists are one of the more productive features.
In Windows 7 you can pin an application to the task bar which makes it sit there waiting to be opened when you are ready. However there is a hidden gem if you right click this icon, it lists the most recently opened documents. From here you can either open or drag the documents into other applications such as an email attachment.
The video demonstrates this in action. Spend 2 minutes now and save yourself hours.