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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Is it possible to add Google Search to all Windows context menus?

Basically, I'd like to select some text in Notepad, Word, my RSS reader, what-have-you, and be able to lookup that phrase in Google. Are there any utilities that allow me to do that?
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How to right click and play audio folder on Windows Media Player 12

It's always been hard for me to add a music folder with subfolders to Windows Media Player's playlist. I double click a file in the folder (or click on WMP shortcut), WMP opens, and I drag the other ...
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Windows XP: Clean up the Explorer New context menu list

The Explorer right click > New menu has a bunch of file formats I never use that installed apps added. I usually use this just for creating new folders, shortcuts, and text documents. How do I clean ...
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How to temporarily stop web pages intercepting a right-click?

Some websites like Google Drive intercept right-clicks and provide their own context menu. This is usually what I want, but sometimes I still want to do a normal, native browser right-click. Is ...
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How to make a “New text document” entry in the context menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add Notepad to Right-click new menu in Windows 7 There is no entry for New > Text document in the context menu when I right click. How can I add an entry for "text ...
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add a blank file to the windows 'new' context menu

Whilst i have found posts that tell me how to add a new context item for a specific file type, i seem to be unable to see a way of adding one for a blank file (a la ubuntu). Is there a way of adding ...
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Copy file link on the contextual menu

In the windows explorer contextual menu I would like an item : "Copy file link to the clipboard". Is there a way to add this via the windows registry?
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Add an item to the 'send to' menu for ALL users (winxp)

How to add an item to the 'send to' menu for ALL users (winxp) We want to have a link to a debug log viewer available to all users on a server i'm building. Quite simple to add it to one user (start->...
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Add item to “New” context menu in Windows 8

I would like to add an empty markdown file to the "New" context menu in Windows 8. I see at least two solutions to this problem, but neither of them work for me. Is this possible? FWIW, a markdown ...
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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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Can I make a shell context action run as administrator?

I like to add a shell context menu for registering .dll files using the command %windir%Microsoft/Framework/v2.0.50727/regasm.exe "%1" /codebase which used to work fine in XP. However in Windows ...
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Add to Context Menu

So I'm trying to make a little Python script that will extract all items out of a folder into its parent directory. The script works fine but I want to add it to the context menu so whenever I right ...
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How to add 'New File' to the OS X Finder context menu? [duplicate]

I am using a Mac--which is running OS X 10.10.3. I want to add a 'new file' button to the context menu--the menu that pops up when you right-click in a Finder window/on the desktop.
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Add multiple files of one type to the “New” context-menu

I fully understand how to add a "New" file/template to the context menu from Windows Explorer (Windows 7), by modifying the registry, as explained here for example: How can I add an item to the '...
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Editing the context menus for folders and files in Windows XP

In Windows XP, with SP 2, is there a way to make changes to the right-click menus for folders and files--e.g., to add, delete, or reorder items and dividing lines?
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How can I associate multiple context menu types for one file extension in the registry?

I want to add custom context menu options for certain file extensions (like .zip-files) for a program I'm developing. However on many (but not all) PCs my software is going to be installed on 7-Zip is ...
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Windows Console in Explorer Context Menu

Is there a way to bring up a Windows console (for the current directory) from the Windows Explorer context menu? I really like this feature in Nautilus (on Linux) and I'm wondering if there is a ...
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Simulating Menu button?

I'm using an IBM ThinkPad keyboard, the one with TrackPoint and without any Windows keys. Since Win-keys tend to be quiet useful, I've remapped left Ctrl to work as Win button, Caps Lock to be my Ctrl ...
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Get rid of dead floating explorer context menu [duplicate]

At some point I've right clicked in Explorer to open a file in Notepad++ and the context menu is left floating around on my screen. I've killed off both Explorer and Notepadd++ but the context menu ...
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Configure Console2 to open bash in current folder

I've seen this but it doesn't work for me. I'm not using Git's version of bash but the one that comes with cygwin, so that could be part of the problem. Here is how I have my tab in Console2 set up: ...
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How to have right click menu to copy full folder path to clipboard?:

How can I add a right click menu item so that when actioned on a folder it will copy the full folder path to the clipboard. eg. If I right click on folder "ABC" on the desktop it should copy "C:\...
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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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Copy image location in vimperator

When using vimperator, how do I do the equivalent of right-clicking an image and clicking "copy image location"?
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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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Remove “SkyDrive Pro” from context menu?

I've recently installed Microsoft Office 2013 and noticed a new SkyDrive Pro option is added to the context menu when I right click on a file or folder. I'm not using SharePoint and do not want that ...
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Windows 7 - add item to 'New' context menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 - Add an item to ‘new’ context menu I've installed Access 2010 but have some software that can only handle the old .mdb files. When I right click an empty space ...
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Disable “Print…” in Context menu of selected text in Chrome

When I select some text on page, displayed in the Chrome web-browser, and click with my right button, context menu opens. It has three options: "Copy", "Search %YOUR.SEARCH.ENGINE.NAME for '%SELECTED....
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Very slow context menu in Windows 8

I've installed Windows 8 Pro on a blank new SSD, the system is on c:\. I do not think this problem was existent when I started using Windows 8 but I think it started to happen after I've symlinked (...
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Chrome Open in New Tab/Window Menu Items

Firefox and Internet Explorer both have "Open in New Tab" as the second option, whereas Chrome has it as the first option. This has become muscle memory for me by now, to the point that I don't use ...
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Firefox: Any way to allow javascript to disable or replace the context menu only to specific domains?

This is something that's commonly abused, so I almost always want it to be off, except when I'm using a handful of large webapps that use the feature properly, such as Google Docs. I know there's a ...
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Windows 7 right-click menu

I've recently moved from Windows XP to Windows 7. Under Windows XP I installed various programs that added items to the menu that appears when you right-click on a file. For example, when the Vim text-...
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Use DOS batch to move all files up 1 directory

I have created a batch file to be executed through the right-click menu in Win7. When I right-click on a folder, I would like the batch file to move all files (excluding folders) up 1 directory. I ...
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Context menu edit - “Create new xxxxx”

I am trying to find a way to create a context menu entry in which I can right-click on an .mp3 and have the option to create a folder based on the name of the file. I.e. Create New Folder "Artist". ...
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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 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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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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Shell extension to unblock downloaded files

Is there a shell extension for Windows Explorer that adds a new context menu item, which allows to unblock the downloaded file? It should work exactly as I would open the file properties and click the ...
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Remove “Delete” option from Windows 7 Context Menu?

Well it ever so often happens that I want to click rename and I end up clicking delete.For delete I use the DEL key so I have no need for the context menu option. I have tried several programs but ...
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Context menu (right click) not working for start menu items

I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and have regular updates, but my context menu (right click doesn't work) for the items in start menu cannot be displayed!! Is there any solution for this? Also, i have ...
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“New Word Document” missing from right-click context menu?

When I right-click on an empty area of the desktop, I get a full context menu. Hovering over "New" brings up a new sub-context menu. "New Word Document" suddenly disappeared – it always used to be ...
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How to add to windows contextual menu Open Command Prompt (Shell)

Recently I worked under linux and there is a feature that I like very much. I can open a shell by making right click inside the window and choosing a corresponding option from menu. Is there a way to ...
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Remove “Open with GIMP” from context menu?

I recently uninstalled GIMP on my Vista laptop, but there is still an Open with GIMP option on the context menu for most image file types, like JPEG and PNG. Clicking this option results in an error ...
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Remove/Delete current line in Notepad++

Specifically I want to make a context menu option that (on rightclick) removes/deletes the current line. The catch is the line should be deleted even if it´s not selected. Meaning I don't have to use ...
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'Fixing' the right click menu in gvim in Ubuntu

I have installed gvim in Ubuntu 12.04 and it has no right click menu. For example, if I select a block of text and right click in the region, the size of the selection changes up to the cursor ...
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Customize the new Windows 8 Tools (Windows + X) context menu?

In Windows 8, if you press Windows + X shortcut, you will get a new context menu that contains a lot of useful application shortcuts: There is little information about it though. We still don't ...
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How do I add “edit” or “open with” to the context menu for .bat files in Windows Explorer in Windows 7?

I've tried this by mucking around with "Set Associations", but all I've accomplished there is messing up the default Open action. I've also found a bunch of registry scripts attached to random forum ...
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Right click on Start Menu Items on Windows 7 64-bit doesn't work?

I installed Windows 7 64 bit. Earlier, I had the 32-bit Windows. After installing 64-bit Windows, right-clicking the Start Menu items doesn't bring up the context menu! How do I fix this?
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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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Clicking on desktop causes C++ error instead of bringing up context menu

I just got a new computer running Win7 x64 Pro. When I right-click on the desktop, I get an error instead of a context menu. Here's a screenshot: And in text: Microsoft Visual C++ Debug Library ...
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Using Environment variable in registry for command

I'm making a program which requires arguments from context menu (click a file and invoke my program with the file name as parameter). I'm trying to add a registry key to ...\shell\myThing\command. ...