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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Right click contextual menu seems to have disappeared for one use on Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.5

So I think this problem might be one of cumulative upgrades & benign neglect. This machine (used Mid 2011 iMac 27" iMac12,2 Intel Corei7 3.4 Ghz) is my wife's newest Mac in a long line that began ...
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Windows 10 - Can't right click on taskbar icons and left click on Start and Search

I'm using Windows 10 and I have an annoying problem. When I right click on taskbar icons and left click on Start and Search buttons, nothing happens. But shift+rightClick seems to be working. How ...
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How do I add applications to Pinned in the Steam Context Menu on the Taskbar

I have Steam on my Taskbar, right clicking it opens this menu: How can I add applications to this list (Indicated by the red arrow)? I tried marking as favorite on steam but it didn't do anything. ...
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Hide or Remove icons from Context Menu in Windows 10

I find a load of topics on how to remove or edit items from the context menu in Windows, but nothing on how to hide or remove icons from the context menu to make it tidier and more compact looking. ...
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Can sub-folders be created on the Explorer context “send to” menu

I have many "send to" destinations. I would like to create sub-folders in the "Send to" folder. Is this possible? When I try, it will only create a real folder in the SendTo folder. I want selecting ...
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How to disable “Opening these files might be harmful to your computer” warning popup in AppData sub folders?

On Windows 10 with latest updates, I have a ZIP file in an AppData\LocalLow sub-folder: C:\Users\\AppData\LocalLow\Test\test.zip. From Windows File Explorer, whenever I right click on this zip ...
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Shell context menu registry extension doesn't work when default program is other than Notepad

I'm trying to add a "Tail" entry to the shell context menu for .txt files, but whatever I do the option just does not appear. My .reg file looks like: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [...
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Windows 10: Can I add 'Move To' to right click menu option for a file in Explorer?

There is a Move To icon in the Explorer Toolbar. Is it possible to add this functionality to the right click menu for each file (somewhat analogous to the 'Send To' option)? I seem to recall there ...
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Context menu data input

I want to add a menu entry whenever I right-click somewhere (like on some text). I can do that by modifíying registry entries. But is there a way to get the context itself? For example if I right ...
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Explorer crashes when clicking on any context menu command

I've recently updated to the new insider preview, but I don't know if this is related. Anyways, when I right click anywhere (on the desktop, inside of a folder) and click on any of the context menu ...
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Disable Google Drive context menu outside Google Drive folder

When I am in my Google Drive directory on my Windows 7 machine, I can right-click any folder or file and see a context menu entry to directly share the item or view it online. This is useful ...
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Always show 'Open With' in right-click context menu on Windows 10

Sometimes, Windows 10 will not show the 'Open With' sub-menu in the right-click context menu for some file types, and sometimes when I select multiple files of a specific type. Is there any way to ...
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In Windows 10, how to choose save location

I noticed on the PC of my father, who has recently upgraded the operating system to Windows 10, that the "Save as . . ." option is not part of the context menu (right click). He has only 4 choices in ...
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Add Show/Hide hidden folders to Windows 7 context menu

Recently I've been bugged by the fact that it is so difficult to turn on "Show Hidden Files" in Windows as compared to other OS (ie. Ubuntu). I've been searching for a way to add an option to "Toggle ...
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Accessing comment context menu in Adobe Acrobat Reader

I have received a bunch of comments on a PDF document and I would like to efficiently navigate through them in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. I have activated the single-key accelerators which are helpful, ...
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Show context-menu on mouse down event

On Linux (Fedora 24, MATE desktop), when I right-click something, the context-menu shows up right after I press the mouse button. I then keep holding it, move the pointer over to the option I want and ...
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In Windows 8, where to manage shell context menu commands associated with file types?

Maybe this is a duplicate, but I cannot guess the correct teminology to find answer if it was posted already. Where in Windows 8 can I open the user inteface to add/edit/remove shell context menu ...
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Why isn't this Windows registry command working?

So I'm trying to make a right click context menu option that will copy the path of a file in Windows 7. This is my registry stuff: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Copy path] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\...
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Customize Internet Explorer Context Menu

I tried to add a node in the context menu, where I can open a rdp connection out of my browser. So I created a new Registry-Key etc., but when I click on the new node, nothing happens. My question is,...
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cannot associate program with context menu action

I installed a program called GitKraken and it's pretty nice; But one thing it does during installation is to forcefully add a context menu item to open the current folder in it. Unfortunately, since ...
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Windows 10 Apps, right-clicking on Taskbar icons, Start Menu/Search Bar and clicking Windows System Tray icons all fail

So in the middle of the day (worked fine in the morning), I come to find out that all the crap listed in my Title starts to happen. Internet Explorer 11 also doesn't fully function: some sites fail to ...
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Disable “Back” in Chrome's context menu

I'm using chrome and like to right click links, then select 'Open in new tab'. If I slightly mis-click, the regular context menu opens instead, and as its top item is 'Back', such occurs, much to my ...
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Python script won't run from the context menu

Working on the basis of this post (and this follow-up post), I've tried adding a python script (which I've added to the path and so on, so that I can run it from the command line everywhere in the ...
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How can I create a Sony vegas new project file under right click->new menu on Windows 10?

I'm digging myself in to this question and it's not easy. If you have windows 7 or 8 it's easy, but on Windows 10 looks like dosen't work any method what I tryed. Even the Right Click Enhancer dosen't ...
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When I open a file using 'Open With…' in context menu, how can I open that application as administor?

In Windows, when I open a file using 'Open With...' in context menu, how can I open that application (notepad) 'as administrator'? My user account already has administrator right. And when I 'open ...
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Cannot edit the context menu in Windows 7

I cannot remove items from the context menu. I have followed every step in How To Geek guide to disable options in the context menu but NOTHING works. Deleting the registery entry for the context ...
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Right click on infected file in Windows 10

I've right-clicked on a very-likely infected .jpg file in Windows 10. I did it for running a virus scan with Avira (in the context-menu), and later I deleted it. Only after I realized that when a ...
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How to set MATLAB R2015a as the default program for opening mfiles?

I have Mathematica 10.2 and MATLAB R2015a installed on my computer and unfortunately MATLAB m-files are recognized as Mathematica notebooks by the window. When I right-click on an m-file and choose ...
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Context menu start in Private Browser

Is there any way to start a browser (i.e: firefox, chrome, opera, etc) in private/incognito mode without having to open the browser? There are methods that exist to configure the browser to start in ...
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“close all” window results search notepad++

in notepad ++, there is a window of search results. when to call it a context menu, there is a button to "open all" I need a button to "close all". whether there is such an opportunity?
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Removing 'Search the Store' from Windows 'Open with' context menu

I've been tweaking Windows 10 to better suit my aesthetic, successfully removing a lot of things I don't like. There's on thing I'm stuck at now, though - the 'Search the Store' link in the 'Open with'...
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Disable Adobe AcroTray.exe from starting at boot

The problem I am having is that whatever I do or disable I cannot stop AcroTray.exe from Adobe starting at boot and doing... whatever it is that it is doing, until it is stopped manually via task ...
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Add Process explorer to taskbar right click context menu Windows 8.1

I recently discovered process explorer (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx) and would like to add it to the context menu when you right click on the taskbar. It has the ...
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Select different items in context menus by scrolling

I've used FL Studio for quite some time, and one of the things I've really enjoyed was the in-app ability to select different menu items by scrolling with the mouse wheel: Is there any method to ...
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How to run determine current directory as parameter and pass to script activated from context menu

not sure the title is entirely adequate so let me explain a little clearer. I have an existing powershell script which deletes backups of specific file types. What I want to be able to do is right ...
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Add an option to windows context menu (shell)

Some time ago Windows shell menu displayed an option "Edit in Adobe Dreamweaver" for some files extensions, like .html for example. I had removed Adobe CS5 from my PC to try the Adobe Creative Cloud, ...
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Icons in context menu on Windows 8 taskbar are displaced

When I right click a taskbar-icon in Windows 8, The "pin program" and "close window" icons are behaving as shown in the image below. How to make these icons behave like the other ones in the context-...
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practical way to navigate into index folders for searching multiple pdf files in Windows

while I'm learning for exams i need often to search multiple pdf files for some text. I have done it till now using adobe reader.The Problem is that adobe reader or all other pdf viewers i tried ("PDF-...
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Windows 10 issue, right click menu no longer has a “New” option

I've already attempted a registry fix for this one, but to no avail, hoping someone can help me with a solution. When I right click on an empty space, it doesn't matter where: desktop/folder/etc, I no ...
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Can you add a search box on contextual menus?

Considering that I have a pretty long context menu on Windows Explorer, I was wondering if there is a way to add a search box to the context menu, that will allow me to quickly filter items. The ...
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Windows 10 open with context menu does not show network applications

When right clicking a file in Explorer in my Windows 10, the sub menu of the context menu entry Open with is empty. I only have the option Choose another app When i click on the Home tab in explorer ...
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Context menu: Make Winrar unpack files to specific folder

I want to add a context menu entry for Winrar (Windows 10) to unpack an archive to a specific folder, like D:\Test. Currently I can only choose the default options Unpack here, Unpack... and Unpack to ...
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“Enable context menus and dragging and dropping” is missing from Start Menu Properties

Right context menus are missing when I try to right click on an icon in my start menu, for example if I want to run as administrator. I've found a couple places on the web that suggest that I need to ...
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IDM integration in chrome is not functioning

I am using the latest versions of both IDM and Chrome, but IDM context menu is greyed out. I tried reinstalling both Chrome and IDM, but found the following error - Warning note: advanced browser ...
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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

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 file, ...
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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 "ShareIt"...
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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 ...