Add a dashboard shortcut to the Upload Screen
In current versions of WordPress this feature is a core function. This plugin has ceased with updates and is available for those users of WordPress 2.6.5 and older.
We have been using this plugin for several days with only one small issue. When on the "Manage Post/Page" area, bringing up the Uploader seems to add additional close buttons equal to the number of posts/pages available.
Yes, it uses the exact code. This is merely a shortcut.