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 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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How to modify context menu

On my raspberry pi, I was trying to get a file to play, but both mplayer and omxplayer did not show up in the "Others" list when I tried to associate the file with the players, so I typed it in using ...
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Unexpected context menu behaviour while using multiple monitors

I connect a monitor to my win 8 laptop and use. The larger monitor is set to be my primary display, and laptop is secondary. Ignore the black color on the image. You can clearly notice my ...
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Given a file, get the location in a separate (identically structured) directory?

Being completely green to Windows shell and cmd scripting, I'm banging my head against this particular problem but coming up with nothing. What I'm aiming to do is add a context menu item to right ...
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No More Gutter for Context Menu on Windows 7 (Only for Files)

I installed Moo0 Rightclicker and I believe after that the problems began. Notice the difference: On the left is what happens when I right click the desktop or a folder, and on the right when I ...
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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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Notepad++ Explorer Plugin Context Menu not showing TortoiseSVN

I installed Notepad++ 6.0 and the Explorer Plugin. When I right click a file in the side window, I don't get options for TortoiseSVN. When right clicking on a file in Windows Explorer, I do see ...
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Right-click Windows 7 file, choose action to upload to specific FTP folder

Is it possible to create a batch file or so which I can call from the context menu of a file (in Windows Explorer, on Win 7)... which will then automatically upload this file to a specific FTP server ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of right-click context menu?

Using Firefox v9.0.1 on OS X Lion v10.7.2 In userChrome.css, how do I adjust the font size that appears in the context menu when you right-click on something (like a link) on a web page? I tried DOM ...
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Right click to open file in localhost

One task that I do all day that is very annoying is working on files and moving them around or adding new files to a folder in my localhost dev server and then I have to go to the browser and navigate ...
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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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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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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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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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any freeware program for adding/editing PATH from context menu [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a CMD Context menu to copy filepath

So 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 ...
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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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Wide context menu items; how do I turn this off?

When I right click on the taskbar the menu is as it is when I would touch the screen; very wide: Tablet mode is not turned on and not even available: I don't even have a touch screen (dual ...
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Add context menu to .exe files

I've added a few custom context menus in the past, very successfully. However, I am trying to add an option to disable dpi scaling from the context menu, as many applications require me to go to ...
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How to remove the Start Menu's context menu in Windows 10

I'm trying to disable the right click on start menu apps in Windows 10. By tweaking few of StartMenu & Taskbar GPOs, I'm able to disable most of the context menu options except "turn live tile ...
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Custom command to explorer context menu (for currently browsing folder or desktop) [duplicate]

I use Command Prompt (and other programs) really often. What i want is add them as custom command for context menu of Windows Explorer. But not for specific file extension or folder, or all ...
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can I modify the appearance of file context menu in Windows 10 build 10537?

Upgraded to Windows 10 build 10537 The new context menu occupies a huge amount of space The spacing between items is too big & difficult to manage when there are a lot of items Is there a way ...
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Custom menu item in Windows context menu works incorrectly

I added menu item to Windows context menu based on this tutorial: link I run BAT file instead of notepad.exe. My BAT file runs "del" command. It works fine with all files except files ending with ...
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Editing context menu for executable/application on Windows [duplicate]

For some reason, when I right click on an application instead of the context menu displaying "open" or "run" it replaces it as shown below. Does anyone know how to change that back to normal in the ...
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Context menus flash rainbow colors before menu appears

This is one of the strangest Windows bugs I've experienced. All of my context menus appear as animated color-wheels for a split second before the real menu appears: What could be causing this ...
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Windows Explorer context menu to rename a folder to add a “.” (period) in front of the folder name

I would like to be able to add a windows context menu for a folder to rename the folder with a "." (period) in front of the folder name. For example right clicking on a folder named "temporary files" ...
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Context menu item like WinRAR, “Add to FILENAME”

I want to add a context-menu item like WinRAR added to files or folder's right click context menu by changing registry keys. In the picture, Add to "Screen Captures.rar" WinRAR gets that name ...
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How to run specified terminal command from context menu on right clicked folder?

I'm quite happy I found out about Finder > right-click > "New Terminal at Folder". To make it perfect, I'm looking for a way to run a specified command right after. Automator doesn't seem to have such ...
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Using GitHub for Windows with MSysGit

I have both GitHub for Windows and MSysGit installed on my PC. As GitHub for Windows provides its own copy of Git, I feel as if having MSysGit also installed is redundant. However, I enjoy the ...
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Missing “Create new text file” context menu (Windows 8.1)

This is on Windows 8.1 64-bit. When I right-click, the option to create a new text file is gone. How do I get it back? I know it's a registry setting but I don't know what to create. Thanks in ...
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Put all Msysgit's right-click context menu options in a sub-menu in Windows Exporer?

edit: opened an issue on Git-Cheetah's GitHub page. Is it possible to put all Msysgit's right-click menu options in a sub-menu? All of the options makes my menu enormous
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WinRar - Custom shell commands

i'm trying to create custom commands on the context menu in windows. i found this great registry hack here: https://superuser.com/a/376879/395548 this is the code made to work for me: Windows ...
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CTRL + SPACE Shortcut Key for Context Menu on Mac

I'm writing as a last resort after my many hours of searching.... My System is: Mac OS X 10.9.4 Firefox 31.1.1 Thunderbird 31.1.2 It seems I must be going about my goal to access the context menu ...
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Showing context menu option if extension is not .aent

I have made an application that can basically encrypt anything, I have added a registry entry in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/*/shell/ so that it's shown whenever one right clicks a file. but I don't want to ...
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Is there a better way to edit context menus in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate?

I've installed a bunch of extensions in VS2012 and now there are way too many items in my context menu (i.e. right-click in code window). I know I can edit the menu in Tools -> Customize -> Commands, ...
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How to add an item named “Open in Explorer” to right-click context-menu after I have selected some text?

For Windows 7 and above, I constantly ran into a situation like: go to THE_DIRECTORY and do something. Every time I have to copy THE_DIRECTORY and use Win+E to open an Explorer, and then paste the ...
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Adding Powershell command to right click menu both on and in a folder

There are some solution online but most of them just add the command when you right click on the folder. I've find a solution (which work both) for Run As Administrator here. But it works just for ...
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How can I create a desktop icon with a custom context menu

Before when I used Windows XP I had a program (it is called SCCU but I am not sure where I got it from) that allowed you to create an icon on the desktop with a completely custom context menu, now ...
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Windows Explorer can no longer make new folders [duplicate]

I (actually, a very unfortunate friend of mine) can no longer create new folders from the Windows Explorer program. (It is important to note that mkdir and friends still work.) I have no idea how ...
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Windows context menu option for “Copy a link to file”?

Is there a way to add a context menu option for copying a link to a file to include in a plaintext email (or something that accomplishes the same thing in Outlook) for Windows 7? For example, if I ...
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Eclipse/Subclipse skip Team submenu

I am working in Eclipse Kepler on an Android project and all files are version controlled by Subversion. In Eclipse I have Subclipse installed and it works well. If I want to commit or update a file ...
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Disable or remove the “Run Enhanced Content” menu item from CDs and DVDs

I tried to watch a DVD on my computer. I put it in and VLC started, but later on, it crashed when I tried to rewind as it often does. Naturally, I opened My Computer to play the DVD with VLC. ...
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Edit Context Menu of Specific File Extension, and Exclude Entries From the * (All Files) Context Menu

I would like to create an entirely unique context menu for a specific file type. I have added all the items I'd like to add to the context menu, but I don't know how to remove existing ones. I'd ...
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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 ...