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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Change default file name for “new” context menu items

I recently customised my "New" context menu to my likings by adding HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP to it and removing the others though they have values I want to change if possible. For example, HTML ...
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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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Disable Google Drive context menu outside Google Drive folder

When I am in my Google Drive directory on my Windows 7 machine, I can right-click any folder or file and see a context menu entry to directly share the item or view it online. This is useful ...
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Creating a CMD Context menu to copy filepath

I created a context menu in the registry HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > * > shell > copy > commmand > cmd /c dir "%1" /b /a:-d /o:n | clip What this does is copies the file name when I right click on a file, ...
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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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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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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 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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Can't add to directory context menu in Windows 10

In Windows 8.1 (and probably other versions as well) it was possible to add a program to the shell/context menu of any directory. However applying the method it doesn't seem to work in Windows 10. ...
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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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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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Windows Batch - Move files to folder parent & Remove empty subfolders

I found several such questions and tried to adapt the answers to my needs but no luck so far. I'm trying to create two context menu entries in Windows 7 that would: Move all files from subfolders in ...
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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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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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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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Add to ZIP option in context menu for WinRAR

With WinRAR installed, by default, your context menu (Right-click on file) says something like "Add directory to *.rar archive". It's very handy but not cooperating with other systems that handle zip,...
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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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Opening a command prompt in another location - XP

In Windows 7, shift-right-clicking on a Explorer window brings up 'Open Command Window Here', which I cannot find in Windows XP. I heard you have to edit the registry, so I tried using this source. ...
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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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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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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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Smartgit and Windows 8.1 - Context menu integration not working

The file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. ... The usual error message. I have installed shmnview (by Nirsoft), and checked the context menu entry. "C:\Program ...
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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 ...
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Find reference to context menu items in Windows 8

So I got the famous issue with Windows 8 context menu items. I've tried manually, with CCleaner, With Glary utility 3. And I still have some issues. Here is an example for a right click on a .jpg: ...
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How do I get additional search engines in my right-click menu on Chrome?

Upon highlighting text in Chrome, right clicking the highlighted text produces "Search {Default Search Engine} for {highlighted text}" in the right-click menu. I'd like to add several additional ...
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Windows Shell integration parameters

I'm trying to integrate a shell menu entry for all files (*) to encrypt them using a tool i already have made. I have managed to create the entries but I don't really understand how to send the path ...
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Unable to use the Context Menu in Windows XP SP3's start menu

After a few months of use (since the last reinstall of Windows XP) my parents' computer's start menu has become typically disordered. The obvious solution to this is to right-click and then 'sort by ...
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Run a program from context menu with admin priveledges (vista UAC)

I have been using Notepad2 lately, great util and i added it to the context menu hence i can click on a file and say Notepad2 and it edits it .. but it loads notepad2 without admin privs so i can't ...
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Removing 'Search the Store' from Windows 'Open with' context menu

I've been tweaking Windows 10 to better suit my aesthetic, successfully removing a lot of things I don't like. There's on thing I'm stuck at now, though - the 'Search the Store' link in the 'Open with'...
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Add Process explorer to taskbar right click context menu Windows 8.1

I recently discovered process explorer (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx) and would like to add it to the context menu when you right click on the taskbar. It has the ...
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Windows 10 issue, right click menu no longer has a “New” option

I've already attempted a registry fix for this one, but to no avail, hoping someone can help me with a solution. When I right click on an empty space, it doesn't matter where: desktop/folder/etc, I no ...
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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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Restore right-click menu on taskbar icon in Windows 10

SCENARIO I've been customizing a Windows 10 TH2 ISO image using the WinToolkit application, and manually using DISM to remove features and packages from the mounted Install.wim image, I also ...
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Remove some menu options from context menu [duplicate]

I know there is a general answer to this question here, but my question is a little more specific, how to remove the "Turn on Bitlocker.. " entry from it(when I right click on a partition), sometimes ...
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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 "Tarkista"...
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Cygwin: Run a script in mintty/bash

Initially asked on SO.com, but I closed it. I think it better fits SU.com. Please tell me if it is also not the right place. I want to add a context menu to a .sh file to run it in cygwin. I tried ...
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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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Add new right click-new options? [duplicate]

Whenever I need to create a C, C++, Batch, HTML, or Javascript file I need to open a new text document and save it with a different file extension. Is there a way I can add a new option to the Right ...