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Suppose i want to create a menu item for folders which opens the command line in that folder, to that end i can add some keys in the registry, namely

HKLM > Software > Classes > Folder > Shell > cmd
HKLM > Software > Classes > Folder > Shell > cmd > command

Now if i only set the command i get this:

There be access keys

But i would like to indicate that this is opening an interactive dialog, so some ellipsis would be nice, if i edit the (Default) value or MUIVerb in cmd i get this:

There be no access keys

The C-access-key is gone. I tried something that is common in .NET, like "_cmd..." but apparently that won't do here and i do not know what will.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Place an ampersand (&) before the letter you want underlined.

RegEdit screen shot


context menu screen shot

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Excellent example, very 1950's. ;) – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 8 '11 at 22:51
They had RegEdit back then, didn't they? :) – Patrick S. Dec 8 '11 at 22:53
I would give you one internets if i could, thanks! – H.B. Dec 8 '11 at 22:56
Yeah, I think they kept it in the Bomp, Bah Bomp, Bah Bomp. ;) – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 8 '11 at 22:59

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