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Accessing a context menu through script in OSX

I want to access a context menu item from a script to integrate with a workflow in OSX. Specifically, I want to access the "Share dropbox link" programmatically to obtain the public url of a file. Any ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X open context under focus not cursor

I am really used to the Shift+F10 shortcut from Windows. For example I got folder selected by arrow keys in Explorer, then I press Shift+F10 and can do some stuff without touching the mouse. Under ...
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Fix Duplicate “Open With” Menu Items - Mavericks

Does anyone know how to permanently fix duplicate menu items in the right-click "Open With" menu on OS X Mavericks? I have a clone backup drive that is keeping old versions of applications. These old ...
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Context Menu (Right Click) keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

Is it really possible to invoke a context menu using a keyboard shortcut instead of clicking the right/alt mouse button in OS X? In particular, I would like a menu-key-like feature in OS X. I am ...
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Dropbox context menu missing in OS X

Problem My Dropbox context menu is missing in OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8). While the Dropbox service runs normally, Finder doesn't show the icons and also doesn't give me the ability to browse files ...
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Can I move the services menu to the top of the contextual menu?

Is it possible to move the services section of the contextual menu from the bottom to the top?
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osx: how to manage Services menu, reorder items?

The ordering of services in the Services context menu seems totally random. Is there any way to edit it? In addition, sometimes added/modified services (that I created) don't show up immediately.
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What is the best way to make Calculate SHA1 as a context menu option in Mac OS X?

In order to calculate the SHA1 checksum of a downloaded file, I could type /usr/bin/openssl sha1 in Terminal and then drag there the file which I want check. To make it simpler, one could enable a ...
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OS X Snow Leopard: Finder automator item for creating a new text file

how can I create a Finder automaton item that appears in 'Services' for creating a new text file inside a file folder? I use TextMate, so better if the solution is editor-agnostic (rather than using ...
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How to open context menu in (MacOS) Finder with keyboard

I'm sure most of us here like doing thing as efficiently as possible and therefore we're a bunch of keyboard junkies. With a file (or group of files) highlighted, is there a way to open the context ...
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Right click using keyboard in Mac OS X

How can I do a right-click using the keyboard in Mac OS X Snow Leopard using the Logitech Wave Keyboard? The keyboard has keys as Fn + PrintScreen, but it only works in Windows, not Mac OS X.