Questions tagged [context-menu]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Open expanded folder menu in Windows by default

It's known that Shift+Menu (or Shift+RightClick) on a folder gives you the complete menu and settings. (see here) Question: how can I make Windows open the expanded context menu by default?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Transparent Opera's context menu in VMware

I use Opera in a virtual machine on VMware. However, there is an issue with the context menu. It's transparent and I don't see what to click (here made on a black background so that you can see the ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Function that creates multi level menu a cascade

I made this function that has in input one block of test with one structure of menus and submenus and create it. It works good for the pattern 1 and 2 (text1,text2). Can someone makes the function ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

Windows terminal: How to use context menu?

Some users often imply CMD or PowerShell when they talk about Windows terminal. But I have question about the thing that is literally called Windows terminal. With PowerShell I can open context menu (...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Shift + F10 not functioning the same as the right click context menu key on the keyboard (At least on the Task Bar)

When I press Win + T to access the taskbar and then I press Shift + F10 to get the right click context menu, it gives me this Unwanted context menu shown above whereas what I expect if I press the ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Create JPG/PNG in Windows10 Explorer

In Windows Explorer, the context menu only has "create bitmap file", there is no "create PNG file" or "create JPG file". The work around is to open mspaint then save, then copy/cut folder path from ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Windows 10 Start Menu Context Menu All But Settings Apps Not Starting

I have a PC running Windows 10, latest updates, where when you right click on the Start Menu, all of the menu items less the ones going to the Settings applet do nothing. Such as: Event Viewer Device ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Removing specific app on open with more apps list not working

I recently tried to open a .jar file with java.exe ((It was a dumb idea and I managed to open it btw)). However, thats not the problem now. The problem now is whenever I right click a .jar file to ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Last letter missing from Excel Menu texts

I have a bizarre bug in Excel 2013. Every time I open a menu of any kind, the last letter or character of the menu's text is missing. While the bug is not a problem in any way, I'm insanely curious ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut to show the Mini Toolbar (formatting popup) in Word?

When we select text in Word, a small popup toolbar (called Mini Toolbar) appears. It also shows up when you right-click on the text, along the regular context menu. When I select text with (Ctrl-)...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

User folder in quick access; Cannot remove it and there are special restraints. How can I fix it?

I have added my user folder to quick access. It's quite a while ago, but I guess I added it by finding it in C:\Users\, right-clicking at selecting "Pin to Quick access". For some reason, I cannot ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Is it possible to add an option to open the Windows Clipboard History to the right click context menu?

I would like to be able to access the Windows 10 clipboard-history function (currently opened by pressing the Windows key + v) by right-clicking and picking it from the context menu. Is this possible? ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Why are there so many types of traybar context menus?

Currently, at least 4 apps are running in my Windows 10 traybar. I've noticed that, for each one of them, a clearly different context menu appears: This is Bitwarden (made with Electron): Then there ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to add a custom context menu to print and ask how many copies to print of a file

I want to add a custom context menu item (win10) to right click a PDF file and to then ask how many times to print the file using the default printer. The qty can be a dropdown menu of 1-20 or ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Where does windows maintain its list of what drives are perceived as removable? Autoplay showing for internal drives

So i'm quite perplexed by an issue I'm having with my context menu relative to my hard disks. I have 13, 7 internal, 6 external. of those 13, 11 are being passed off as removable on some level. ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Context menu item for Winrar in Finder

I need to use winrar for archiving and unarchiving files. But on macOS it's command line only. Is it possible to create context menu item in finder, one to unarchive all selected files into the same ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

How can I add an entry in the context menu in Windows Explorer only for files larger than some threshold?

How can I add an option in the context menu in Windows Explorer only for files larger than some threshold? For example, when adding an entry in the context menu in Windows Explorer to split files by ...
1
vote
1answer
598 views

How to remove “Share with Skype” from the Windows Explorer context menu

The thread at https://www.reddit.com/r/skype/comments/fkxbhw/q_context_menu_share_with_skype/ had some confusion.
0
votes
0answers
17 views

From contex menu, copy file to a shared network drive?

I would like to create a link/shortcut in the explorer context menu that points to a shared drive on my network. So that I could right click a file or folder from inside file explorer then from the ...
0
votes
2answers
162 views

How to get the missing Edit and Open items in context menu for Visio drawing in Word?

On two different PC with Windows 10 bit, I have MS Office Professional Plus 2016 and MS Visio Standard 2016, and both are fully updated for Windows and Office. In the same Word document with an ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

MalwareBytes re-installation removes single-file scan from context menu

I was forced to reinstall MalwareBytes in the process of updating the virus definition. MalwareBytes is now the main AV. The Windows Security Centre has a Virus & threat protection subpanel ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

how to execute cmd as admin within a .reg file to change ownership

I'm struggling to get this working properly. This .reg when imported works on the surface, however upon execution im greeted with "This security ID may not be assigned as the owner of this object" I ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Intellij right-click context menu disappears infuriatingly

OS: Linux Minut 18.3, Intellij "Community 2020.1 EAP" I've just started using Intellij, after using Eclipse for many years. I've naturally searched on this problem: the few relevant hits seem to ...
1
vote
2answers
42 views

Changed “open with” for .txt from notepad to notepad++ - how can i regain print from the context menu?

I'm lost on this one. I've been farting around in the registry for days, and asking on general type forums like tenforums.com So far no luck. I've set txt files to open with my portable notepad++ ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

How do I setup WinMerge to show compare on an explorer context menu?

I'm using WinMerge version 2.16.6.0. I want to setup a Compare option in File Explorer context menu. I have done this before but had to re-install my system and now can't remember how I did it. ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Spellcheck context menu option in Windows 10

Version 1909 Build 18363.657 Spellcheck is enabled in Devices/Typing. But applications that accept typed input generally have a R-click menu option 'Check Spelling' - and it has suddenly and globally ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Can I add a context menu entry to audio files in Windows 10?

I'd like to be able to right-click on various audio file types, especially flac, wav, and mp3 files, and run an old version 10 of dbPowerAMP Music Converter (which IMO is superior to more recent ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Pass right-click target to context sensitive application in right-click menu

I want to make a right-click context menu option in Windows 7 that is context sensitive and can pass the name of the specific file/folder to a shell script. I know this must be possible- for example ...
35
votes
10answers
4k views

Where do I right-click to get the taskbar menu when the taskbar is full?

On Window 10, I want to right-click on the taskbar to get the taskbar menu -- usually I do this by right-clicking on an empty space on the taskbar. However, where can I click when my taskbar is ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

Extra large icons in Windows 7

in Windows 7, we know that in right click option "View" we have some options, one of the is "Extra large icons". Is it possible to 1) to view icons larger when we choose "Extra large icons" 2) or ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to copy selected files to a destination named with today date? [duplicate]

Actually in my work i have a files i received every day in shared works folder and i must keep them in a local folder in my pc and been categorized in a folders named by the date. i want to add an ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

Add menu item to windows context menu only for directory than contain specific child directory

Similar to https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2123762/add-menu-item-to-windows-context-menu-only-for-specific-filetype Is is possible to add menu item to windows context menu only for directory than ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Tags field not showing in Windows Explorer Details Pane when *null*

I want to add tags to some files as seamlessly as possible, without the "hassle"of opening context menu / properties / details. The Details Pane works perfectly... to edit the existing tags, because ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Is it possible to back-up Windows 10 context menus that currently display or have been modified?

Is it possible to export or do a backup of Windows (10) right-click context menus across Windows Explorer? E.g., menus when right-clicking a file, folder, empty space in a folder, etc. I'll be doing ...
0
votes
2answers
139 views

Can you add more entries to the Task View context menu in Win10?

In Win10 when you Win+Tab you get into the task view. I have an app that keeps crashing, but leaves its window 'on top'. This prevents me from using Task Manager to kill it, and I have to restart the ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

“Create new text document” option missing from context menu

The “Create new text document” option is missing from context menu, but only in certain folders: OS partition, Windows folder, Program Files, and probably other. It is there if I create a folder in ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

How can I reduce New item waiting time in Windows 10 Explorer?

In Windows 10 Professional -> Right click -> New -> wait about 4-5 seconds on a fairly good laptop -> the list of items appear (New Folder, new shortcut etc.). This usually takes 1-2 seconds on other ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

TortoiseGit enable settings context menu

My issue is that I have disabled the settings context menu so now I don't have a way to bring it back! Steps to reproduce: Open a windows explorer window on a git repository Right click on the repo ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Creating a custom right click context menu that runs script on selected file?

So basically I want to be able to right click on a video file, and have a custom command in the context menu that inserts the name of the file into the following code then runs it. curl https://api....
1
vote
1answer
93 views

Windows context menu items not showing until hover

I have a strange bug. Windows 10 context menus (on desktop and in apps) is white and not showing until I hover over it. Video: https://i.imgur.com/PvG6tMy.gifv
2
votes
1answer
94 views

how to modify the right click menu action to be run using admin account?

I'm using git in windows, after installation in File Explorer within any folder, right click, there's a menu "Git Bash Here", which is defined in registry Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

How to apply a script to a certain file/folder through a right click in explorer (for UNC-paths)

I'm looking for a way to apply a cmd or powershell script to a certain file by right clicking the file in windows explorer and choosing "Apply script XYZ". A use case would be to make a file write ...
-2
votes
1answer
151 views

Starting a Command Prompt from the Desktop in Windows 10

I found how to add opening a command prompt to the right-click menu here - How to start a command prompt in a folder in Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 This works in File Explorer ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Cant Right Click ANYWHERE all of a sudden?

Suddenly I cannot right click anywhere on my Manjaro Linux system. I think VirtualBox might have something to do with this, but I am not even 50% on that. I can't right click my Desktop, within ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

How to tell from what monitor context menu was opened when starting something from the desktop context menu?

I'm trying to delete the current wallpaper by adding an option to the context menu. I'm aiming to get the workflow: right click on wallpaper -> delete this wallpaper -> (wallpaper is moved to trash, ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Doubled language in Chrome's context menu

I have my native language presented twice in Chrome's context menu: When I go to languages' configuration section I can clearly see that there is only one "copy" of this language / one dictionary for ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

How to get Firefox to not paint its menu over my title bar?

To my great chagrin, I've been forced to start using Windows again after several years. I've installed Firefox, enabled the Menu bar, and I'm noticing that the menu bar gets printed over the title bar....
-1
votes
1answer
408 views

FFmpeg converting by a context menu entry

I want to create a right click/context menu entry named "Convert to MP4" available to every video file (or at least MKV, if every video file isn't possible), where it would do launch FFmpeg from a set ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

How can I set up an explorer context menu entry to open multiple selected files of different specified types in my program?

I have an application (a music player) which can receive a list of file and/or folder paths. If I click and drag the files and folders onto the application, it runs them fine, but I want to add an ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Is it possible to add a “Open in Cmder” context menu entry in Windows that sends the folder to the current session and doesn't open a new one?

I have Cmder set to autostart with Windows as a drop-down terminal, now I want to add a context-menu entry so whenever I right-click a folder in Windows-Explorer I can open that folder in Cmder. The ...

1
2 3 4 5
14