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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How to define access keys for an Explorer context menu item?

Suppose i want to create a menu item for folders which opens the command line in that folder, to that end i can add some keys in the registry, namely HKLM > Software > Classes > Folder > ...
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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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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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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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Registry setting to add underline in context menu for keyboard navigation

By right click on any file or folder, it comes out a context menu. In that menu, how to add a keyboard shortcut to a self-added entry? (keyboard navigation, one key to execute a certain entry) I ...
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Xcode Assign shortcut keys to context menu items

I want to assign a shortcut key to the "Jump To Definition" context menu item in XCode. How?
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Add context menu items to specific file extensions

I think the title says all I want: I want to add context menu items for a specific file type like the yellow marked ones in the screenshot. Which registry changes do I have to make? In my case I want ...
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How to run a MSC file extension using Regedit?

How I can run a MSC Windows file which is stored in a reg value as a context menu option? When I click on the option, absolutelly nothing happens. PS: I don't want to trick it starting CMD window or ...
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Firefox: How to stay on the current tab when I open a new tab using “Search Google for ” context menu?

I have a habit of opening several new tabs using "Search Google for " and "Define " (Google dictionary) context menus, but Firefox always shifts the focus to the new tab. Is there a way to switch this ...
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Modifying the Explorer Context Menu [duplicate]

My Explorer context menus are filled with various goodies that I use from time to time. I want to add another option to them, and I have done so, but I'm having troubles getting it to appear in one ...
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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 custom application to context menu of all folders in Windows 7 to run with folder's path as parameter?

I made an application that zips and puts any folder dropped onto it into backup folder on my disk. I'd like to be able to launch it with a parameter of a folder's full path via context menu. How do I ...
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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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Windows 7 Explorer “Back button” right-click does not provide a “history menu”

Steps to reproduce: Open Windows Explorer (not IE) Navigate to folder A Navigate to subfolder B Navigate to subfolder C Right-click on the Back button in the upper left corner, and it should show a ...
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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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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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Remove “Open in new window” option from Windows Explorer right-click menu

Is there a way to remove the "Open in new window" right-click menu option on directories in Windows Explorer on Windows 7?
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What is wrong with this Google Chrome context menu?

I expect my chrome context menu to be like the following: However, my menu is like this: See the missing Tasks area? What is the reason for this? Would re-installing fix it?
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Context Menu (Right Click) keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

Is it really possible to invoke a context menu using a keyboard shortcut instead of clicking the right/alt mouse button in OS X? In particular, I would like a menu-key-like feature in OS X. I am ...
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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 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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Customize the right-click menu in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Edit right-click context menus in Windows 7 I want to customize the right-click menu in Windows for specific file types, such as when I right click on image files (PNGs, ...
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Adding group + items in Windows Explorer's pop-up menu?

An application I use regularly is command-line based, and I would like to add the most used commands in the Windows Explorer's context menu that pops up when right-clicking on a file or folder. ...
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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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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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Firefox Right-click Context Menus Background

When I right-click in Firefox my menus are grey with a slightly darker grey for the font which is difficult to read. Is there a way to manually edit the background colors of these menus?
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Is there a simple context-menu add-in that could make-up for the Windows-7 status bar deficiency?

Edit: I initially asked about free disk space and selected item size. It has since been pointed out that the selected item size summary is still availiable natively in the details pane. I had read ...
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How to add another option in Windows New option in right click context menu?

How can a new file type be added in the new option in context menu on Windows 7? I want to add Python file in this and maybe tweak this a bit.
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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 configure XFCE bottom panel?

I switched from Windows to Linux (Sparky Linux based on Debian Testing Jessie) with xfce 4 as desktop. My problem is that I'm unable to configure my bottom panel: If I right-click it, no context ...
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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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Customize Explorer's context-menu

When I right-click a folder, the first entries are: Open, Open in New Window, Scan (Avast), Compress (WinRar). When I right-click a folder shortcut in the Favorites side bar, the order is: Compress ...
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How can I create a shell context menu like “Play to”? (Dynamic add items)

I spent 3 hours googling but not answer... I am noob to windows, and i am creating app that sends files over wifi to nearby devices.I am detecting devices using broadcast. I need context menu item ...
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Windows 8 Send To Context Menu For Mail

I used to have a send to mail context menu in Windows 7 which would add a bunch of selected files as attachment to my desired email client (Thunderbird). Is there a way to enable this in Windows 8? ...
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Mac OS X open context under focus not cursor

I am really used to the Shift+F10 shortcut from Windows. For example I got folder selected by arrow keys in Explorer, then I press Shift+F10 and can do some stuff without touching the mouse. Under ...
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Remove context menu entries from battery symbol

I have some entries in the context menu of my battery icon in the Taskbar Notification Area (TNA): This appears, after I right-click the battery icon. Apparently the uninstall routine missed them. ...
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How to know which file was right-clicked on?

I'm trying to write a script and add it to the right click context menu. To add the items to the menu, I've used this: Windows: How to add batch-script action to Right Click menu, except instead of ...
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How to change the keyboard shortcut for Firefox's context menu?

I am trying to change the keyboard shortcut for showing the context menu in Firefox (the equivalent of pressing Shift-F10 on Linux or Windows or Control-Space on OS X). It seems like this shortcut is ...
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Forcebind context menu

I have a question on ForceBindIP, quite an old topic located here: Need help creating advanced context menu command in Windows 7 (x64). I'm trying to use this method to replicate the same context ...
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WinRAR: Extract broken files from context menu

Is it possible to extract broken archives from the context menu in Windows? I would like something like this in the context menu: Extract here Extract here (keep broken) Maybe by changing/adding ...
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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 get Opera to accurately populate the Speed Dial portion of the taskbar context menu?

The taskbar recent documents lists are a very handy feature in Windows 7+. Opera 18.0 uses a variation on this, showing pages from your Speed Dial instead. Groovy! Except the documents shown are ...
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Fix Duplicate “Open With” Menu Items - Mavericks

Does anyone know how to permanently fix duplicate menu items in the right-click "Open With" menu on OS X Mavericks? I have a clone backup drive that is keeping old versions of applications. These old ...
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How can I clean up Services menus?

OSX's Services are great, and they could be brilliant -- but the UI for managing them (Sys Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts) is a mess: the window isn't resizable, there's no overview, you can't sort the ...
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Filename without extension as a registry key variable (windows 7)

I have the following problem on Windows 7. I am trying to create a context menu for right clicking files of a specific type, let us say *.hyb, i.e. I want, when I right click on this kind of files ...
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Change Name/Description in windows context menu

How to change the MenuText/Description in context menu? I went through bunch of context menu editors likes ContextEdit, ShellMenuNew, ShellNewHandler. None of these seems to give me an option to ...
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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 Context Menu to all files except shortcut file

I have follow this guide @ http://www.howtogeek.com/107965/how-to-add-any-application-shortcut-to-windows-explorers-context-menu/ to create a context menu in my registry. May I know is it possible ...
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Adding entries to the context menu and organising them in Windows 7

So I've got the hang of adding keys to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\Shell, and I know I can add a string entitled 'Position' and change its value to position the entry I've made, but I can't ...
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Disable Back and Forward from context menu

In Chromium, I get this when I right click: Often, I release the button quickly, which by default selects Back. I find this option rather useless, I usually go back and forth either by keyboard or ...