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 do I add a userscript to the Context (right click) menu in WinXP Explorer?

I have a very basic script, that looks something like myProg -i INFILE >%TEMP%\INFILE.tmp mySecProg -i %TEMP%\INFILE.tmp -o OUTFILE How do I add this script to my contextmenu, such that the ...
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Add custom command line to extended context menu in Windows 7

I have an application pinned to the task bar. 90% of the time, I run it with no additional command line options, so I can either click it (if not already open), or right click the icon and click the ...
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Creating Context Menu Item For Multiple Files [closed]

I created a context menu item with this line: "C:\Documents and Settings\mmurphy\My Documents\My Tools\WinMerge-2.12.0-exe\WinMergeU.exe" /s "%1" "%2" I selected two files and expected when I ...
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32-bit context menu application not showing in 64-bit Windows 7

I have a VB6 application which pops up on the context menu of a E-Document. This works correctly on a 32-bit OS (i.e. on right mouse click of a text file, the application is displayed for selection). ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I customise MS Word's UI to make commands easier to access?

The question is as stated above in the title. What follows is just background info you can freely skip... Someone posted an off-topic mini-rant as a comment on one of my answers, bemoaning the loss ...
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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 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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Change the text of item in “open with” context menu

I'm using Windows 8.1 and want to change the text of an item in "open with" context menu of windows explorer. For example: It's just stupid to me to have such a long postfix like "Best Reader for ...
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How to add windows media player context menu to library root folder

How can I add windows media player options to my music library root folder's context menu? I have VLC player and MP3tag installed which DO have options on context menu but windows media player is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Chromium menu padding too large

I am running Linux Mint 13 Maya (LTS) I have recently updated my Chromium to 37.0.2062.94 from official repository. New menus absolutely ruin usability with oversized padding between items. This ...
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desktop context menu crashes windows explorer

all context menus in windows works perfectly but the desktop one when it's shown windows explorer is crashed ! any way to determine the extention that is making this ? or a program that resets ...
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Modify ZIP Folder Context Menu To Include “Unblock” Option, Or Other Solutions

Is there a way to modify the Explorer zip folder context menu so that when you right click on an empty space while browsing a .zip file in Explorer it will show an "Unblock" option? I already added ...
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Disable 'Print…' option from right-click context menu in Google Chrome

When I select a text in Chrome, I get three options in the right-click context menu. 'Copy', 'Search Google for 'selected text'' and 'Print...'. Is there any way through which I can get rid of the ...
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Acrobat Distiller Item on Context Menu is not displayed

A few months ago, my husband installed a few software on my computer (Jedit, 7-zip). Afterward, I've noticed that when I right click on a .doc file, 2 of my context menu items have been displayed ...
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Add a right click context menu in certain WIndows folders that will open a web browser URL?

In a Windows Explorer window where you browse files in Windows 7, I would like to add a new context menu that will allow me to open a file on my local Dev Server. So it would have to open a browser ...
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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. Im trying to create two context menu entries in Windows 7 that would: Move all files from ...
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Copy multiple files to folders. Use filename

How do I move multiple selected files to folders with using the filename? Any tool or cmd is welcome :) One file a time: press Win + R and type in shell:sendto create a new textfile in this ...
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How do I change the look of the context menu under Linux Mint 17?

I've tried every type of theme, and none change the look of the context menu. Currently I'm running the Linux Mint theme for cinnamon and Shiki-colors-matacity-fixed for the window borders so they ...
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Apply new Windows shell context menu item to encrypted files

I am trying to add a context menu item which will only appear if a file is marked as being encrypted. With an AppliesTo entry, I can successfully apply the menu item to only text files with ...
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How to align Explorer's context menus to the bottom edge of the screen? (rather than having them open above the mouse)

In windows explorer when you move your cursor towards the bottom of the screen and right-click, the context menu opens upwards, above the mouse. Is there a way to open the menu as far down as ...
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Accessing a context menu through script in OSX

I want to access a context menu item from a script to integrate with a workflow in OSX. Specifically, I want to access the "Share dropbox link" programmatically to obtain the public url of a file. Any ...
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Add shortcuts to (Windows + X) context menu

I want to add services.msc into Win+X context menu in windows 8 (x64). I know similar question is in here but it's not good with using Win+X Editor, because it doesn't add Underlined key for shortcuts ...
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How to add context menu option for VirusTotal?

When inspecting potentially suspicious files, I find the use of a VirusTotal report on the file to be quite helpful. To this end, I would like to add this capability to the right-click context menu in ...
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Eject command in the Windows Explorer drive context menu for external HDD drives [duplicate]

If we insert a flash drive into a USB port of a pc, we have the Eject command in the latest versions of Windows Explorer: However, this very handy command doesn't appear for external USB HDD ...
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Why has “open” from the right click menu stopped working?

From three days ago when i want to open more than 1 files with "open" in right click,nothing will happen,but if i press enter button all of selected files are open! I tried it with PDF,word & ...
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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 ...