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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“Create new text document” option missing from context menu

I noticed today that there is no longer a "Create new text document" option in my Windows 7 (x64 Ultimate) context menu when I right click. No idea how or when it disappeared, point is it's gone. ...
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How to add “Play with VLC” to folder context menu

I love the feature of Windows Media Player where you can right click a music folder and select Play With Windows Media Player because I organize all my music in individual folders (and subfolders for ...
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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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Why won't Excel 2013 work as an “Open With…” program in Windows 7?

I just recently uninstalled Office 2010 32-bit and installed Office 2013 64-bit on my computer. I was sent some text files that are tab-delimited, so I want to open them with Excel. I am trying to ...
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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 ...
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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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Reordering and grouping entries in the Windows 7 context menu

How can I reorder and create sub-menus in the Windows 7 context menu? I've found ways to selective remove unwanted entries using the registry or third-party utilities, but I do not know about a way to ...
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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 touchpad,...
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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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Right-click on taskbar's icon and slabs in start will not open context menu on windows 10

I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and found out that when I right-click icons on taskbar for unpin them nothing happened after click. I though it was just delay so I waited few minutes ...
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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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How to diagnose right-click menu slowness?

Is there a way to find specifically what's causing Windows 7 explorer slowness, like right-click menu delay and even opening new explorer windows/drives/folders? Slowness when opening new explorer ...
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How to assign a icon for “Copy/Cut/Paste/Delete” Windows default context menu items?

Problem Under Windows 8/8.1 x64, I would like to assign a custom icon for the default Windows context menu items such as Copy, Cut, Paste, Delete, Undo, Redo and SendTo items, which by default has ...
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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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'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 anything....
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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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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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Windows explorer folder context menu closes itself

Environment: Windows 8.0 Professional x64 When I call up the context menu on a selected folder in the listview (actual view mode doesn't matter, I reproduce for list, icons, and details), either via ...
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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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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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Adding to SendTo Context Menu in Windows 10

OS: Windows 10 Tech Preview Build 10041 I am trying to add shortcuts to the SendTo context menu using the Windows 8 method. Even after adding shortcuts and restarting, the items don't appear in the ...
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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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How to edit Google Chrome page context menu?

I would like to remove some items from the webpage context menu in Google Chrome (like 'Open in new window', 'Search with Google` etc.). How can I do it? Is there any extension which could help me?
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Change Properties accelerator in windows 8 context menu

In windows 7, when you right click a file and press r it open's the file's properties window. With my new windows 8 (en-GB) install, the keyboard accelerator has changed to o. This is inconvenient ...
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how to disable Play with Windows Media Player contextual menu?

in Windows (Vista), when viewing a folder, when right clicking on a item, there's the menu “Play with Windows Media Player”. How to set it so such submenu does not show? (not sure I want to ...
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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 C:\...
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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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Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file error in custom context menu command

I'm trying to add a custom option to the context menu in windows 7 and I've made the appropriate modification needed in the registry and the option appears in the context menu the way I wanted but ...
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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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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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Can't add new items to Windows 7 “new” context menu

I'm trying to add a new item for creating a new .lua script in the "new" context menu. I tried following this guide but it just doesn't show up on the context menu at all. I also tried doing it ...
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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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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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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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Windows 10 context menus show up blank

Something weird is going on with my context menus in my Windows 10 installation. They are showing up blank. In the first day after installing it has happened 2 or 3 times. But today, it's happening ...
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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 alt+...
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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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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 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 on/...
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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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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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How to run a MSC file extension using Regedit?

scenario I have an .msc file associated to a command of a personalized contextmeni item , which is stored in a reg value as a context menu option?. This is the registry script: Windows Registry ...
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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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Remove quotes and auto-hyperlink when using Explorer's “Copy as path” context menu

I frequently use Shift+Right-Click and 'Copy as path' context menu. But when pasting, it results in a quoted version of the file path e.g. "C:\Folder\myFile.txt" After pasting it, it is really ...