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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Can I add a Windows Explorer context menu option to start command prompt in the selected directory?

When browsing in Windows Explorer, sometimes I want to start a command prompt "here", e.g. with the current browsed folder as the current directory. For example, when I am browsing "D:\Foo\Bar\Bar1", ...
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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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Unlocker howto?! doesn't do anything

in an answer to a previous question another user recommended a tool to me, Unlocker. Its original homepage is offline, but there are plenty of websites which offer version 1.9.0 which I downloaded ...
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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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WinRAR Context menu and file type detection of Windows

So far I know Windows display context menu based on the file extension rather than the file type. I just tested with empty text file with mp3 extension with winamp and the result is below: The same ...
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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 remove “Burn with Nero” from context menu in Windows 7

How to remove Burn with Nero from context menu in Windows 7? I have tried to find in Nero Burning Rom such option but without success.
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Add Right-Click Save as PDF in Windows Explorer

I'm looking for a way to be able to add some options to the Right Click Context menu in Windows 7. I really don't have much experience in programming much but I am very eager and willing to learn. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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Firefox addon for searching with different search engines

I want to be able to right click on the selected text and, instead of Search Google for [whatever is selected], I want to have a submenu that allows me to choose the search engine I want. The list of ...
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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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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 ...
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Is there any way to remove “Inspect Element” from Chrome's right click context menu?

Is there any way to remove "Inspect Element" from chrome's right click context menu? I've tried googling this, but I get a lot of Firefox results and a lot of people looking to do other things with ...
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How can I make context menus in Google Maps not get hidden by context menus in Firefox?

Google Maps provides a useful context menu — AKA right click menu — within its map area. When I visit Google Maps with Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 4, I have a hard time accessing that menu ...
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KMPlayer: Context menu items not deleted after uninstall (KMP bug)

I have uninstalled KMPlayer but 2 context menu items (Play with KMP, Enqueue in KMP) are still visible when I right-click on any folder. How can I remove these remainders? OS: Win7 x64 Note: I've ...
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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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Firefox right-click opens lengthy non-responsive context menu

When I tried to save a picture I noticed when I right-click in Firefox it opens up a long menu, that wasn't like this before. Here is what it looks like now: No matter what I click on, nothing ...
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How do I add an icon to my custom context menu entry in Windows XP?

Related: How can I add a program to the context menu of all files? How can I add an icon to my custom context menu item in Windows 7? The first linked question covers how to add a custom context ...
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How do I set the program that “Edit” in the context menu opens?

If I right click a JPG or PNG file, the "Edit" option opens MS Paint, whereas I would like it to open GIMP. I found the ShellMenuView and ShellExView programs, but I can't find the relevant entries. ...
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Is there a way to clean-up the Windows right-click menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to remove items from the right click (context) menu? I've heard the right click menu called the 'Context Menu' but I'm looking for an application or method ...
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Editor for Windows Explorer's context menu

Does anyone know of a good application for editing the context menu's used by Windows explorer in Vista? Reasons for wanting one: When I right click on a file, I get a very long list of things I ...
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How to remove items from context menu in Windows 7?

I would like to remove the items in red frames shown in the image below: How can I do that?
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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 ...
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New Windows 8 context menu: official name and documentation?

Windows 8 has got a new handy context menu which is invoked by pressing Windows + X or by right-clicking the lower-left corner of the desktop: Strangely enough, it's practically impossible to find ...
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Why are some .bat files “run as an administrator” bold in Windows 8?

When I right click on some .bat files the "run as administrator" selection is bold. Why is this? How do I make it so that all .bat files act that way too?
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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 identify the cause of a crash in the context menu

When I right-click on a file in an open-dialog it makes the underlying application crash "once-in-a-while". This happens in many applications such as Total Commander and Visual Studio . The ...