Context menu is a menu which is usually invisible and only appears when you click any mouse button (usually it's right mouse button), providing relevant actions to the item you clicked on.

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When calling a python program from a context menu, the program only opens if the right clicked file is in the same directory as the script

I have created a python script which is a simple IDE. When selecting "Edit with RavenIDE" in the context menu of a .py file, the program will open that file. Unfortunately, it only opens the file if ...
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Blank context menu items in Windows 10

From time to time, and recently constantly, the context menu in Explorer on my Mac Pro running Windows 10 is missing most of the items - they are simply blank: I've also experienced that graphic ...
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Creating a CMD Context menu to copy filepath

So I created a context menu in the registry HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > * > shell > copy > commmand > cmd /c dir "%1" /b /a:-d /o:n | clip What this does is copies the file name when I right click on a ...
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Restore right-click menu on taskbar icon in Windows 10

SCENARIO I've been customizing a Windows 10 TH2 ISO image using the WinToolkit application, and manually using DISM to remove features and packages from the mounted Install.wim image, I also ...
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How to remove “Send to other device with SHAREit” from context menu

How to remove "Send to other device with SHAREit" from context menu? I look at the add remove software on my Windows 8.1 or C:\Program Files, C:\Program Files (x86), there are no thing called ...
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Any way to remove whitespace from dropdown menus in Windows 8.1/2012 R2?

I've recently transitioned from Windows 7 to a Windows 8.1 environment. In doing so, I've noticed a lot of little UI changes that I didn't anticipate. Most have actually ended up being helpful. One ...
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Add an entry to context menu in Windows (7 and later) to move contents of folder to parent folder [on hold]

I need to add an entry to context menu for folders. When I right click on the folder and select this new option (i.e. Move Contents to Parent Folder), it will take files and folders in this folder ...
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Configure global context menu to target specific file types

I'm using Sublime Text 3 on Windows 7 OS. I upon installation of the text editor, I allow it to add its context menu on explorer for easy access. My problem is how can I associate that context menu ...
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Right mouse button click in explorer very slow

Currently i have the problem, that on my notebook (Lenovo T450s / i7) every thing is very fast, besides using the right muss button in the explorer for opening the context menu. This some times take ...
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How to add context menu item that always shows?

This new menu item CopyEx should show whenever Copy menu item is shown (ideally right below Copy menu item) after user right-clicks anything in windows or at least as often as possible (and not just ...
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Can't add context menu item to mp3 files (through regedit)

Here's how I did it: I went to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3, checked the value of (Default) which was dbpoweramp.mp3, then I created HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dbpoweramp.mp3\Shell\foo\command and set its (Default) ...
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Windows 10 bottom right corner primary click doesn't work after unchecking “Enable Secondary Corner Click”

I'm on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro using the Windows 10 19.0.9.5 touchpad drivers, which apparently are identical to the latest Windows 10 touchpad drivers available on the Lenovo website. Since this ...
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Add Powershell as Administrator to Explorer Context [duplicate]

Presently I have run Command Prompt as Admin in my context menu. I would like to have similar functionality for Powershell as Admin. Can any one guide me, how do I achieve that? Simply I tried to ...
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Computer Management form context menu of “This PC” not working in Windows 10 (x86)

At first I noticed that I can't access Computer Management using the context menu of "This PC" icon in desktop (nothing happens if I click the "Manage" option in the menu); although I can access it ...
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Windows Explorer: Context menu to a especific folder (background)

(This is not a duplicate - I have checked before asking) Both .reg commands add a custom item entry to a folder context menu: 1. Context menu to folders: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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Stop OS X from hiding menus when clicking the separator/spacer

Is it possible in the OS or with a third party app/plugin to stop menus (right click etc) from hiding when you click the space between two items? For example, if you click the Apple menu in the top ...
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Wide context menu items; how do I turn this off?

When I right click on the taskbar the menu is as it is when I would touch the screen; very wide: Tablet mode is not turned on and not even available: I don't even have a touch screen (dual ...
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'New' disappeared from all the context menus in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP2) machine. Today onwards 'New' option disappeared from all the context menus. Because of this I cannot create a new folder, text document, word document or ...
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Can I add a “new -> blank document” option to the context menu? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it was possible to add the option to create new documents without extension from the context menu. This would enable me to create and structure my applications faster and more ...
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How can I add an item to the new-context-menu?

Because I'm new here I cannot add my question to How can I add an item to the 'new' context menu?, so I start a "new" question. As Windows 10 admin I can change the registry to create a new ...
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Chrome - Selected Text - Right Click [LOOK UP] - How to disable

After some recent update Chrome fro Mac got this SUPER ANNOYING feture. When you select text and right click it, menu comes up. I often used "Search Google for" but now the first thing in menu is LOOK ...
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Disable right click in windows 8 / windows 10

I want to disable right click in all applications in windows. If it is not possible, then at least in Chrome browser. Please note that I didn't mean it for kiosk mode or something similar. The ...
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On Windows, is there a way to open selected text as a folder?

For example, say I have the text somewhere (Notepad, Word...): Go to directory C:\Program Files, then... I'd like to select what's in bold, right-click and have a menu item saying "Go to ...
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How can I add a context menu extension for the root directory?

To add an option Open with FolderSize to the Explorer context menu I added the following key to the registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Open ...
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How do I remove the (Default) REG_SZ?

How do I remove the (Default) REG_SZ from a key and replace it with a REG_EXPAND_SZ value with the same name? The REG_SZ type doesn't suit my purposes, but the command expects the 1st (or only value ...
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Extract rar file to preset folder

Normally when I want to unpack a rar file in Windows Explorer, what I do is right click and drag the file to the desired folder (in the left tree) and then select "extract here". This is through ...
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How to enable Open With menu on unknown file types?

The "Open with..." pop-out menu is missing for unknown file types. How to get it back? This might seem like a duplicate; however, I have tried multiple methods posted on the internet, and none of ...
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Rename “New” Context Menu Items in Registry?

I have a messy Context Menu, so I often have to clean it up with the Registry Editor, because my programs seem to want to hog a spot there. However, I do not know how to rename items in the "New" tab. ...
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Add context menu to .exe files

I've added a few custom context menus in the past, very successfully. However, I am trying to add an option to disable dpi scaling from the context menu, as many applications require me to go to ...
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Menu accelerators for Gnome 3 windows

In most window managers, pressing alt+space brings up the window context menu. Often the context menu items are navigable using home/end, pgup/pgdn, and menu accelerators (so, say alt+space, c, or ...
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Mapping right-click context menu action (Key F14) to a key combination

I don't have the F14 (The context-menu looking key?) on my laptop keyboard. I would love if I can map another key combination to work instead. I guess there maybe two ways of doing that, but don't ...
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How to remove the Start Menu's context menu in Windows 10

I'm trying to disable the right click on start menu apps in Windows 10. By tweaking few of StartMenu & Taskbar GPOs, I'm able to disable most of the context menu options except "turn live tile ...
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How to re-enable disabled right click menu in browser?

I am used to using the right click menu to navigate webpage, which allows me to go backward or forward on a page without moving the cursor to the navigation bar. I mostly use Firefox. But some ...
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Custom command to explorer context menu (for currently browsing folder or desktop) [duplicate]

I use Command Prompt (and other programs) really often. What i want is add them as custom command for context menu of Windows Explorer. But not for specific file extension or folder, or all ...
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Is it possible to replace win+x “Command prompt” with git bash?

I know there is an option to replace the Command Prompt with Powershell in the Windows+X menu, I'd really like to replace it with Git Bash. I looked around the registry but nothing caught my eye ...
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How to rearrange or remove items in Google Chrome's right-click context menu in OS X?

Here is what Chrome's context menu looks like right now for me: Is it possible to move Inspect Element to the bottom of the menu? Or is it possible to remove the bottom two menu items? I never add ...
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Disable contextmenu item on desktop background of Windows

Scenario I'm using Windows 10, but I have the same problem In other Windows versions. I've added a custom item in my Windows contextmenu, it is intended to be accesible by right-clicking from a ...
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How to show option in windows context menu on right click only if has directory

For example if you right click on any simple folder Tortoise Git doesn't show "Git Sync" in the menu but if you go to folder that has .git folder its shows up. How I can do that? I only found that ...
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Right-click menu lag only for a specific icon (strange Windows 10 bug)

This is a weird one - the context menu in Windows 10 takes a few seconds to pop up when I right-click an icon. Specifically, the File Explorer icon that's pinned to the taskbar by default does this. ...
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Context Menu of Pinned File in Taskbar - Where is this File?

Question states it already. I want to know where the Pinned File is located on the hard drive. I can open it with a left-click. I can not search for it because of #!$%§ windows see Image number 2. ...
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ForceBindIP context menu

So I have a problem with Forcebindip and the context menu. I have installed ForceBindIP in syswow64 folder and I use 64bit Windows 8.1 I have a regkey which contains: Windows Registry Editor Version ...
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“Mount” for .ISO's disappeared from context menu

I have Windows 10 and when right clicking on .ISO files there is usually "Mount" as an option. But when I installed Nero Burning Room, "Mount" disappeared from the context menu. How can I add it ...
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Missing “Browse Back” Button in Context Menu on Windows 8

On Windows 7 in the Explorer for File Browsing when you Right-Click (without any selection) you get a menu (kind of context menu) with several options, like changing the view and so on. On Windows 7 ...
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Print First Page Only from Context Menu

I batch print Excel and PDF files regularly using the Print option in the Windows context menu (by right clicking on the files). The problem is that some files have several pages; is it possible to ...
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can I modify the appearance of file context menu in Windows 10 build 10537?

Upgraded to Windows 10 build 10537 The new context menu occupies a huge amount of space The spacing between items is too big & difficult to manage when there are a lot of items Is there a way ...
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Custom menu item in Windows context menu works incorrectly

I added menu item to Windows context menu based on this tutorial: link I run BAT file instead of notepad.exe. My BAT file runs "del" command. It works fine with all files except files ending with ...
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How to avoid ContextMenu after long mouse press in Firefox OS Simulator

I installed a chat app in Firefox OS Simulator. That app adds contextmenu event listeners, in which it allows me to remove individual messages. However, that event listener prevents me from ...
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General right-click / context menu on Windows 10 doesn't load all options on first attempt

The first attempt to right-click anywhere in any context in Windows 10 results in a long narrow menu without icons or text. Clicking again results in partial menu, and the third click usually works ...
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Context menu buttons do not unhighlight when mouse leaves button

I recently upgraded to Windows 10, and I'm seeing a weird issue now: I don't think the issue was present when I first upgraded, because I probably would have noticed it earlier if that was the ...
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Mouse scrolling within a context menu [Windows]

For some instances, I do have a long right click context menu which results in some options being hidden, requiring clicking of the 'up' and 'down' buttons to see them. However, a mouse scroll is ...