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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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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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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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 Right-click (context) menu hang

Recently I reintalled Windows 8. All software that I installed on fresh OS is up to date and Windows 8 compatible. When I try to open context menu explorer was crashing. I used CCleaner to fix ...
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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 to Add Context Menu Options in the Latest Version of Chrome?

The answer to this question was discussed here but no longer applies to the latest Chrome. I need to add a custom parent item to the context menu; specifically, a search tool that will apply ...
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Hotkey in Windows context menu

I've added (in registry) an 'Open in Notepad++' item to my context menu in Windows 8 (for some reason, it is not added during the instalation). I used the ampersand (&) to assign a hotkey, like ...
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remove context menu items for standard account in windows 7

Is there a way i can remove context menu items for only a standard account and not the administrator account in windows 7, especially from the desktop context menu?
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How can I create context menu shortcut for famous file extension like JPG

I read that if I need to add item to the context menu for specific files type, I should do the following : in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT at Regedit go to the file type you want to modify ((ex:.jpg)) and add ...
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Right click set rule context menu in Thunderbird

I can't seem to find an add-on or setting for this and it's not provided by default like it is in Outlook 2010. Is there any way I can get this functionality? It's extremely useful as I create a lot ...
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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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How to organize Windows XP Explorer context menu items?

I understand fairly well how to create new commands for specific file types on Windows XP -- either through the Registry or editing the File Types on the Windows Explorer; in those cases, I tend to ...
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How do I add a 'Create symlink' to the right mouse button drag and drop context menu in windows?

Specifically I want to add a command to create a symlink of the selected file/folder and place it in the destination folder.
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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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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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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 get rid of a single entry of the windows explorer context menu that is permanently displayed? [closed]

I have a very strange problem. For some hours now a single entry of the windows explorer's context menu (actually the "Copy" entry) is permanently displayed. It's top most in the z Buffer obviously ...
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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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Application that will move file to new folder with file's name

Is there any application or .reg file that will add new item to Windows Context menu to all files that will have this functionality: 1. create new folder with name of selected file 2. move selected ...
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How to Add a Context Menu in Windows 7 Library Folders

I just finished setting up my Dev environment on a Windows 7 PC. For command line and Terminal use, I installed the program called Console2 which is amazing for anyone who uses the Terminal on a ...
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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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How to add programs in context menu on desktop at one context name?

Hello I'm searching for answer how to put programs (not program) in context menu of desktop at one context name? Example: I want to create new context name which can be extendable to put inside more ...
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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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Removing File type association from Windows 8

I have created a metro style app similar to Windows Photo Viewer using C#. The app is also displayed in the OpenWith context menu of image files. But, due to some reasons the app is not working. So, I ...
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How to add more things to the Power User (Win-X) menu?

How can I add more things to the menu that appears when I press the Windows key and X at the same time? Searching through the web I found this website, but what's there doesn't work. Perhaps 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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How to deactivate firefox right-click when I am on a Google Drive document?

When I use Google spreadsheet document I use to right-click to add comments for instance. But each time I right-click the firefox context menu is display over the spreadsheet context menu. So how to ...
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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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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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Add Windows Explorer context menu item for SASS --watch option?

How would I add a context menu item when right-clicking a .scss file to get SASS to watch it? Example CLI command: sass --watch MySassStyle.scss --style compressed The above command is used after ...
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Any way to pop the Open With dialog on exe files?

I'm using Windows 7 64Bit SP1. I want to open .exe files with an application (a decompiler, actually). Is there a way to display the open with dialog for these files in the right click menu, or ...
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Windows 7 'All Programs' folders self-close on right-click

Odd issue on my Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) system. If I click on the Start 'orb' then navigate to 'All Programs', then navigate to any of the folders that appear at the bottom of the list (like ...
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Adding custom new file like index.php and index.htm on ShellNew

This is related to Windows 7 - Add an item to 'new' context menu But does anyone know how I can change the filename being used when I right-click a folder and select new? I need it to be ...
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Context menu keeps freezing on my screen

For those of you who don't know, this is a context menu: My computer repeatedly freezes the option I clicked (not the whole menu) whenever I chose anything from any of the programs. The function ...
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Right click to create shortcut

I have been used Windows 7 for a while. However, the right click New -> Shortcut that was not there. How I get it ?
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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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Excel open option missing from Context Menu

Whenever I select multiple Excel (2010) files the right mouseclick option 'open' disappears. When I select just one or a few files there is no problem, but from 15 or more files I can't open them at ...
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IBM Tivoli - Report Studio - (context) menues do not work

The (context) menues do not work in the IBM Tivoli Report Studio. I can open the (context) menues but they do not react by clicking on them How can I fix this? System: RedHad Linux 6.2 Firefox 10
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Win: How to add registry shell extension for all selected folders

I would like to be able to add Open Selected with Sublime Text 2 context menu that will open all selected items in one sublime text window (on the side bar). When I execute "C:\Program Files\Sublime ...
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Disabling the left window corner's menu in Google Chrome

When I pin my tabs, I always have a problem while selecting the first tab. The problem is that the left window's menu appear (which is obvious if I can't reach with accuracy the first tab). The ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
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How to add item to right-click menu when NOT selecting a folder or file? [duplicate]

How do I add a menu item to my context menu to open up powershell (or any other arbitary application) when I right-click inside Windows Explorer? I found tons of links on how to add menu items when ...
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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 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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“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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Add Notepad to Right-click new menu in Windows 7

Here's what my right-click menu looks like: There used to be a "New Text Document" item there but it's gone. Here's my registry value: Any idea how to fix it?
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How do avoid context menu in opensuse to open on mousepress

I am using opensuse 12.1 via a virtual maschine. I'm using Gnome 3.2.1 and having this annoying problem, that whenever I want to open the context menu with the right mouse button it opens directly ...
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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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Outlook 2010 context menu for attached files lacking “print” option

Yo stackers =) My coworker likes to right-click on PDF attachments and send them directly to the printer. Her new computer runs Windows 7 OS with Outlook 2010 mail client. I cannot find any options ...