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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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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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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Multiple “Open” In Context Menu (Windows 7)?

I have Zend Studio 8.0.1 installed on my computer. But I have a problem with context menu. I have multiple "Open" in context menu when i try to open PHP file. Here's what I'm talking about: The ...
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osx: how to manage Services menu, reorder items?

The ordering of services in the Services context menu seems totally random. Is there any way to edit it? In addition, sometimes added/modified services (that I created) don't show up immediately.
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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 remove unimportant items from desktop right click context menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to remove items from the right click (context) menu? I've recently installed Intel's video card driver, and now I have 3 items added to my desktop's right ...
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Cannot right click desktop windows xp

This occurred after a Trojan incident. We managed to get the Trojan cleaned off the computer, but now we can't Right click the desktop. We have tried changing HKCU/software/microsoft/windows/current ...
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Unhide Windows 7 context menu extras permanently

In Windows 7, when you hold down Shift when right-clicking in Windows Explorer, extra items such as "Copy as path", "Open command window here", or more "Send to" options, are added to the context ...
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Where are context menu actions registered in the registry?

I'm using WinMerge and would like to change it's context menu title from Compare to &Compare (So I can use the AppsKey, C combination to compare files easily. Can I do it? Or do I need to ...
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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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New text files are created with uppercase extensions

Whenever I want to create a new text file using Windows 7 Explorer’s New ⇨ Text File context-menu entry, I get a file with an uppercase extension. For example instead of New Text Document.txt, I get ...
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Only new folder in context menu on Windows 7

Is it normal for a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit to only have "Folder" in the "New" item of the Explorer context menu? Do I need to add items manually? See below for a screenshot:
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lost the right-click “new” context menu entry for office Word 2007. How do I recover it?

In Windows 7/Ultimate – somehow or another the right-click/new entry on the desktop no longer includes an entry for an Office Word 2007 document. How do I go about adding it back in?
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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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Winmerge not in the context menu of everything tool

I use this tool everything to search files. In windows xp, I was able to search files and then use context menu for winmerge, tortoisesvn etc. Now I have started using windows 7, everything works fine ...
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add to the highlight context menu?

I'd like to be able to select some text, and instead of the normal copy, be able to choose another option of a name I choose, that runs some other program of my choosing. How do I do that?
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any freeware program for adding/editing PATH from context menu

So many times, I would like to add a directory to the PATH in windows. And I think the GUI for it must be the must stupid GUI ever developed in windows, yet it's there since ages, in an unmodified ...
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Finder context menu 'open with' confused after HD upgrade, OS X Leopard

I recently upgraded my 2008 macbook pro's hard drive to 500GB. I used Carbon Copy to clone a bootable version of my then current 160GB drive. The boot drive volume name changed during the upgrade. ...
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Metacity, put “roll up” back in context menu?

In Metacity, for a while, if you right-clicked a titlebar (or pressed alt-space), "Roll up" was one of the menuitems. These days, it's gone, which is disappointing since it was the only thing in that ...
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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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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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Get Rid of Edit with Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 from Context Menu?

This really bothers me. How do I get rid of that context menu not only on .txt files, but any file type?
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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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Context menu on Intellj IDEA

I have installed Intellij IDEA 10 on Linux (Ubuntu 8.04) and the way the context menu works is annoying me. The context menu is visible as long as I keep the right button pressed (if I release the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Edit right-click context menus in Windows 7 [closed]

I'm looking for a way to edit the right-click context menus in Windows 7. I would prefer to use a graphical editor, as diving into the Windows registry is rather messy, and inconvenient. If such ...
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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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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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is there software or a reg back to add a specific item in the context menu for specific executables?

is there software or a reg hack to add a specific item in the context menu for specific executables or icons of executables? e.g. right clicking a notepad icon would have an option to open a.ext in ...
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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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Can I provide a customized name for folders pinned to the windows explorer taskbar icon context menu?

When I right click on the windows explorer icon on the taskbar I get a list of folders, some pinned that I always want and some frequent. I want some pinned ones to be folders with the same name in ...
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how to remove the shell menu entry for “ununstall with revo uninstaller”

my right click menu has become a mess, lot of programs, and i want to remove some of those right click items, how to remove the shell menu entry for "ununstall with revo uninstaller", becoz i never ...
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Starting an elevated command prompt from a folder's context menu in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easiest way to get right-click “Open command window here” with admin priveleges in Windows 7 Windows 7 will display an 'Open command prompt here' context ...
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Shell context menu option does not work when many items are selected

I added an option to register a dll silently using the right click context menu by adding the following registry key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dllfile\shell\Register\command] ...
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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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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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how to disable Play with Windows Media Player contextual menu?

in Windows (Vista), when viewing a folder, when right clicking on a item, there's the menu “Play with Windows Media Player”. How to set it so such submenu does not show? (not sure I want to ...
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Editing or adding a custom context menu item in Firefox?

In Firefox when I highlight a text or phrase and right-click it, I noticed there's a sweet menu item called "Search Google for [highlighted text]". Now that I discovered it, I use it all the time for ...
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integrate KDIFF in explorer context menu

I'm using windows server 2008 and I have KDIFF installed on it. On previous computers I worked with I was able to R+Click a file and perform KDIFF related actions. But now I don't have this option ...
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Map Context-Menu key to Alt Car (right)

I had my laptop for quite some time and just can't get used to the fact that my right alt-key is next to the context-menu key. Whenever I want to do coding special-characters, a menu pops up and has ...
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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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Context Menu Hang on: Windows XP - the 'New>' menu. How to debug?

How do I go about debugging this - its really becoming a frustration. This is the situation: Right Click an empty folder: pick the 'New>' Menu item. The first time I do this - everything seems to ...
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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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help Add Any Application Shortcut in Desktop Context Menu

i got the info here but after adding that i didn't get any shortcut on my desktop contest menu :( pls help me i want it only on my desktop context menu Open regedit and goto: ...
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How to add new entry in context menu in Gnome?

There is a very useful entry in gnome's context menu when clicking on any file: Open with gedit (the first entry in the context menu). I'd like to add similar one, for my second favourite editor. ...
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Can I right-click music folder and select play under GNOME?

On Windows it's possible to right click on a folder of MP3s and (when it works) click on play to have the default media player queue up the contents in track order. Does anyone know a way I can do ...