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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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 (re)enable the “New” context menu items for an administrator when right-clicking in a folder and selecting New > X?

I just migrated from XP x86 to Win7 x64 (clean install). I had a couple of data drives in my XP x86 system that I physically moved to my Win7 x64 system. When browsing a directory in any of the ...
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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 ...
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Is there a program to upload an image directly from the Windows context menu?

Here is the deal, i want to make right click on a image file on my PC and in the context menu hit an option who say: "Upload to Imageshack" or similar, do you know a program who do this?
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How to associate the PNG/JPG Edit context menu with Paint.NET? [duplicate]

Right now, when I right-click on a PNG or JPG, I get the Edit context menu which takes me to MSPaint. How can I associate the Paint.NET with the Edit menu? I've tried Tools/Folder Options/File ...
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Tools can get full file path (including filename)

OS: Windows XP SP3 Is there tool that can get the selected file full path (like c:\PathToFile\target.file) to clipboard? And which be added to windows file context menu. So that can get path by right ...
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Editing the context menus for folders and files in Windows XP

In Windows XP, with SP 2, is there a way to make changes to the right-click menus for folders and files--e.g., to add, delete, or reorder items and dividing lines?
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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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How to add an explorer context menu for a file extension?

I was inspired by my other question to try the following: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.sln] [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.sln\shell] ...
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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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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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How to right click and play audio folder on Windows Media Player 12

It's always been hard for me to add a music folder with subfolders to Windows Media Player's playlist. I double click a file in the folder (or click on WMP shortcut), WMP opens, and I drag the other ...
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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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Navigating to commonly used folders by right click?

So is there a way I can navigate to common folders by right clicking? I want this to work in explorer and open/save file dialogs. I use windows vista.
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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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Persisting right click menu highlight [duplicate]

I used to have this problem sometimes in Vista, but now I'm using Windows 7 (it was a clean install, reformatted hard drive) I'm disappointed that it's happening again. Basically what happens is ...
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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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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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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 ...