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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Possible to change/edit which letters are underlined in context-menus?

I want to change some of the underlined letters for quick-selecting context menu entries, particularly, for Firefox (but knowing how to do so for general Windows 7 context menus would be great, too). ...
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Remove Windows built-in items from right-click (context) menu

My question is similar to this one, except mine differs in one part: The right click (context) menu is minimal and clean on a fresh installation of Windows I have to disagree. There are at least ...
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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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Custom multi-item context-menu entry for Windows Explorer

I'm trying to create a custom context-menu entry for Windows (7) Explorer that will send ALL selected items ton ONE single command. I've read about MultiSelectModel with a Player value in MSDN Doc ...
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Windows 7 context menu not disappearing after selecting an option [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Persisting right click menu highlight I have a very annoying problem for several days now. Whenever I open context menu in any application on my Windows and select any ...
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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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Windows shell-extension manager?

Is there a tool to remove a shell-extension? I was able to remove some context-menus using RegEdit but doing a search in the registry for others have failed.
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Menu New → Text document is missing when not administrator in Windows 7

When I'm logged in as a user that is not member of the administrator group the entry to create a new text file is missing from the right click "New" menu. If I give the user administrator rights or ...
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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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Windows 8 - new programs don't create Explorer context menu entries

I have a bunch of older Windows XP programs. When I install them, they used to create right-click context menu entries in Explorer, but in Windows 8 64bit they don't seem to be doing that anymore. ...
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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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different types of shortcuts

Let's say I have two shortcuts for Microsoft Word; the first shortcut was created during the Office installation, the second shortcut I have created myself via right click on winword.exe > Send to > ...
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Why does Explorer crash when context-clicking this filename?

In my KiTTY configuration directory, I have a file named Home%20server%20(remote). When I tried to context-click it in Explorer, I got the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message with the ...
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Windows Powershell: Executing commands via the context menu?

I'm using kramdown to convert my markdown-formatted source files into html. The command I've been using is: kramdown %filename | Out-Clipboard (Out-Clipboard is from the fantastic PSCX. This means ...
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Vista - two different menu styles

I have noticed that the window menu for most windows look like standard menus, while the window menu for the command processor (cmd.exe) look different. I assumed that cmd.exe was providing ...
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Add “open containing folder” to context Menu?

How can I add to the context menu , another item which opens the current file in its folder ? I tried with shift + right click but nothing appears :
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Remove context menu item from FireFox

Is there a way to remove the context menu items in Firefox.
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Windows XP - 'New' Context Menu Items

I am attempting to create new items in this context menu. Some file extensions cannot be added. I have tried both the TweakUI method and the manual registry editing method but both seem to yield ...
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How to add custom scripts to Firefox context menu?

In Opera I was able to add an item to the context menu which was bound to a script on my filesystem. So, for example, when I right-clicked an image and clicked on this menu-item, the URL was passed to ...
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How to get git bash back in Windows Explorer context menu

I've had git running on my machine for over a year. I have a folder in my C root called gitRepo, which contains all my various repos. For some reason, for one repo only, the git bash command is ...
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Why shell commands for PNG file in Windows 8 doesn't work?

I have exactly same task like here: Windows 7 - Add shell command for .png file But this solution doesn't work in Windows 8 for unknown reason only for PNG files. And I don't know why. I tried some ...
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Add “.cs file” under ContextMenu -> New

How can I add a "C# File (.cs)" option under the Windows context menu : Right-click -> New? I've tried editing the registry, and creating a new key under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cs\ShellNew and adding a ...
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Right-Click Windows 7 Taskbar Options Disappeared

I just completed a clean install of 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium. After adding the old style quick launch toolbar and dragging it to the left, the right-click menu on the main area of the taskbar no ...
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Only “New Folder” in context menu in the Public folder on Windows 7

The Public folder in Windows 7 (C:\Users\Public) can be written to without being an Administrator, but why doesn't the "New" context menu display options such as New Text Document?
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Context menu in firefox contains all possible items and is too large

Seems my browsers context menu went full retard - it now contains all thinkable options ("play", "add to dictionary", "fullscreen", "save image as") and the menu items do not alter when different HTML ...
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Need help creating advanced context menu command in Windows 7 (x64)

I found out about ForceBindIP and I really love it, so much that I am using it regularly enough to where spamming the same command prompt over and over again is getting painful. I'm on a 64-bit of ...
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How can I set a particular shortcut key for an item in the Windows 7 Explorer right-click context menu?

For me, this issue is specific to opening files through the context menu with gVIm, but it probably applies to more general situations too. In particular, I want to get gVim to open a file with a ...
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Why has this menu replaced the normal one in Package Explorer in Eclipse?

Eclipse is showing an odd short menu in place of the normal one when I right-click on a project (or anywhere) in the Package Explorer pane in Eclipse 3.7.1. Normally I see a big context menu with a ...
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when using context menu in windows explorer xp, selecting multiple files and “open with ->” only opens 1 file

I have a problem with a particular application. However this can be replicated by selecting 2 text files and then "open with"->notepad or wordpad, and only 1 opens... This is windows xp prof...
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Software - Right click context menu not working

The context menus are not showing when I right click on my laptop. Does anyone know how to enable it please? I'm running Windows7. I've tried holding down the right key for some time and I've added ...
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On command line, how to apply other context-menu operation on a file than default open?

With the start command in a Windows command line it is possible top apply the default context-menu "open" operation on a file, like: start file.pdf But the Windows context menu may define other ...
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How to change Windows Explorer's show columns context menu

Is there any way to change this menu's list of columns for any and all folders, in such way that whenever I want to add an actually useful column to the current view I don't need to look it up in the ...
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Context menu for new file with template

Is it possible to add a new entry in the context menu New which will generate a file based on a fixed template? For example: I'd like to create a new html file where its content should be: ...
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Adding a new (hidden) “Delete” Context Menu item to Windows 7

I would like to add a new "Delete" context menu item such that I can delete large amounts of files and folders with a single right click without using explorer because of how slow it is. I have ...
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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 ...
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Access folder right-click from inside the folder in Windows 7

In Windows XP, if you had a folder open in Explorer, you could access the right-click context menu of a folder by right-clicking the folder icon in the titlebar of the Explorer window. In Win7 this ...
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Thunar Custom Actions appear twice

I'm currently using Debian Wheezy (aka testing) with XFCE desktop environment and Thunar. Almost all the custom actions I have created so far appear twice in Thunar context menu. I'm not at my Linux ...
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Autohotkey AppsKey does not work properly in Chrome

I try the following hotkey in Chrome: !F3::Send {AppsKey}{Up} Chrome opens the context menu but it doesn't move the selected line in the context menu. Instead the {Up} command moves the scroll bar ...
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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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Change Gnome popup menus / combo boxes mouse click behaviour

Whe right clicking in windows that have popup menus you can hold mouse button, wait until popup appears and release above the desired item to click it. This is different from Windows that have popup ...
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Textpad - Open new files in same instance by default

I've been a TextPad user for years, and when you install it, it adds an item to the context menu in explorer called "TextPad" that will open any file with textpad, regardless of the extension (whether ...
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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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How do I know which process carries out the task on the context menu

When I right-click on a PNG file, I get a context menu that includes Rotate Clockwise and Rotate Counter Clockwise. Both work great. I am trying to figure out what actual EXE or DLL carries out the ...
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How do I change the targets of items in Windows 7 context menus?

I'm interested in changing the default "Edit" program for some files when I right click them and go to 'Edit' (see picture). Every time it's used, it seems to launch Notepad whereas some files I ...
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Windows 7 Context Menu for Folders - *IF* folder contains certain filetypes

I would like to add an entry to the context menu for folders, but only have it show in the context menu IF the folder in question contains files of a certain type (in this case, only if the folder ...
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Adding The Safety Remove Hardware Option To The Desktop Right-Click Contextual Menu?

Is it possible to add The Safety Remove Hardware Option to the Windows desktop right-click contextual menu to aid in the removal of usb devices ?
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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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Edit Windows Explorer context menu item description

Currently I have the following type of Explorer context menu for Malwarebytes. I'd like to change the Finnish description to English (not allowed in the app), but searching the registry for ...
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Why can't I “open command window here” inside a Library?

I'm talking about the extra options you get with left Shift + right click. If you can open a cmd window elsewhere, then cd to a library directory, why can't you open the directory in a library? I ...