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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.

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How do I inspect an element when a page has a custom context menu?

I am trying to inspect elements on a file management script which I bought, the script uses custom context menu all over the site thanks for any help. PS: the page content is really huge so i can't ...
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Remove item from context menu of folder empty space

Similar questions such as this one have been asked before. However, all of them deal with the context menu upon right-clicking a file. I'm looking to remove entries that show up when you don't right ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Within Context Menus (Windows 10)

So I just created a file on my desktop with a new extension, and this is what its context menu looks like: I can bring up the context menu with the menu key on my keyboard, and I can actually select ...
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“View” right click context menu entry is missing in all directories, except for those optimized as “Pictures”, “Videos”, or “Music”

Is this normal? I have never noticed this before. For context, I have recently been doing things a little differently with the way I organize my directories. I've been making use of Windows' "folder ...
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PowerShell Script Context Menu Entry to Run Script as Administrator Without Exiting

I'm really close on this one. Basically, I want to create a context menu entry for .ps1 files that run the script as administrator without exiting the console window after running. So I can create ...
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Mimic right-click-key found on T420 keyboard

Background I used to have an old Thinkpad (T420?). The keyboard had a right click key on the keyboard, shown below. It was pretty convenient. I could open a folder, scroll down through the files in ...
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What determines the icon for entries in the New context menu?

I'm not entirely sure how this works. So I can add items to the "new" context menu (that appears when right clicking or pressing the menu button) through the registry editor. For example, if I want to ...
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Can't add context menu item to .mp4 file [duplicate]

So for the past 30minutes I've been searching on the internet and seen some possible solutions, but none of them seem to work. I know how to do it because I've successfully added my context menu item ...
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Large delay in Windows functions such as left-clicking taskbar icons or right-clicking start menu items

I'm using a laptop with a Windows 10 Pro OS and an Nvidia GeForce 150M graphics card. I recently had an error within my MBR that I managed to fix through various command line commands and system ...
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Right click context menu in Windows 10 is completely blank

I have Windows 10 Pro build 16299.492 completely up to date on a computer with an AMD FX 8350 CPU, 16 GB DDR3 RAM, an Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 and an Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 GPU (PNY Founders Edition). ...
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Is it possible to easily find the Command Prompt equivalent of a context menu item?

For example, Comodo Internet Security has added two items to my right-click menu, "Scan with Comodo" and "Run in Comodo Container." I don't particularly want both of them to be there clogging up my ...
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How to create a specific extension new context item

I created a script to help me deploy files and when I was on Window 7, it was working fine. Now I'm on Windows 10 and I can't figure out why I have this behavior. I went in regedit and created : ...
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Update icon in Context Menu on menu open or mouse hover

Its hard to find any practical advice on using native Windows Shell methods in modifying shortcut menus, such as Shell Extensions, Shortcut Menu Handlers and Verbs. For example, I want to add a new ...
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Create Keyboard Shortcuts for Arbitrary Operations for Highlighted File in File Explorer

Let's say that I have a file selected inside Windows file explorer. Depending on the type of file, I may want to do different things with it, apart from simply opening it. Is there any way that I ...
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Windows “Print” context menu

I want to print PDF silently on Windows 10. I found that in PDF there is a context-menu with "Print" option working as I wish. How can I find and reproduce in a command line this command? Maybe I can ...
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How to create new context menu entry for macro-enabled workbook by editing the registry?

I wanted to add Macro-enabled workbook to the New context menu in Windows. I've seen How can I add an item to the 'new' context menu?. But merely adding the following doesn't work: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\...
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Add keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word to open context menu

I've been using Visual Studio very frequently as of late, and I'm very used to pressing ALT+ENTER to bring up the Intellisense context menu. However, Intellisense is (unfortunately) not included with ...
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Add Multiple entries to File Context Menu

I have a entry in the file context menu which opens a PDF in Acrobat Reader, which is fine. I would like to add an Entry to Edit PDF's in PDFEditor, hove is this done in the Register. I am happy ...
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Windows Registry Editor - Automatically remove “Rotate right / left” from picture context menus with Script

To my annoyance, Windows 10 has these items titled "Rotate right" and "Rotate left" in the context menu for many image files (such as .png and .jpg). I would prefer to get rid of these for all image ...
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Run command from context menu without showing console

I'm trying to add a context menu entry that will open a file for edit in Perforce. It works, but I'm wondering if there's a way to execute the command without briefly showing the command window. Here'...
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7-zip “incorrect command” on context menu

I installed the latest version of 7-zip in a clean install of Windows 7 and all of the context menu items for "create archive" result in Incorrect command line. I've uninstalled it, and installed the ...
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Add a “Right-click on a .WAV file, Convert to MP3” extension to Explorer

I created a key in the Windows registry: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\Shell\Convert to MP3\command with: "D:\tools\ffmpeg.exe" -i "%1" -acodec libmp3lame -vn -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 256k "%1.mp3" It works, ...
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Firefox - use right-click then `b` to go back (or rebinding context menu shortcut keys)

Once upon a time, right-clicking on whitespace in Firefox (to bring up the context menu) and then pressing the keyboard's b button, was equivalent to pressing the browser's back button. IMO, this is ...
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How to remove Plastuer from the context menu?

I was using Plastuer (an app that displayed HTML5 sites as a desktop wallpaper). I deleted the app and after a restart, it's context menu entry won't disappear. I searched at these places inside ...
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“Set Onwer Trust” is not displayed in the context menu for every key

I wanted to select Set Owner Trust (Besitzervertrauen festlegen) of user J and was able to select it within the context menu: But it does not appear when I open the context menu of user G: Why is ...
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TortoiseSVN context menu no longer gives Checkout option

I have been using TortoiseSVN successfully for a while, but am now unable to checkout code! It appears that all folders on my computer are being treated as 'versioned' by TortoiseSVN, with the same ...
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“Open PowerShell window here” File Explorer context-menu command breaks with folder names with apostrophes (single quotes)

In Windows 10, Shift-right-clicking on a folder or in the background in File Explorer adds an "OpenPowerShell window here" command to the context menu. However, the command used to open the ...
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Windows 10 Desktop Context Menu Won't Open

When my PC first starts up, I am able to select and open anything on my desktop. However, when I right click on my desktop, my mouse becomes the loading circle, and the context menu never appears. I ...
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Is it possible to add custom icons to windows 10 right-click default items [duplicate]

I know about adding custom items via RegEdit, but i was wondering, would it be possible to add icons to windows default items, like "Delete", "Rename", "Cut", "Copy", "Paste", "Open", "Properties", ...
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Opening a shortcut (.lnk) through the context menu

I have added an option for "Open a Bash shell here" to the context menu, but given that C:\Windows\System32\bash.exe does not have an icon, it bugs me that the resulting bash window doesn't have an ...
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Windows context menu create new has RTF file but no DOC file

When I right-click on an empty area of the desktop, I get a full context menu(windows 10). Hovering over "New" brings up a new sub-context menu. I tried adding using this Superuser question but no ...
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Microsoft Access 2016 right-click context menu bug

I am experiencing some weird behavior with the built-in context menu which appears over my listbox controls. The issue I am having is that it takes two presses of the Esc key to dismiss the right-...
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context menu windows 10

How can I add some program to the Context Menu for a specific file type like .mp4. I just need to add Player app just for specific file type with Icon, font style like Bold and Italic like above ...
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Cascading Context Menu in Registry Editor

Following a guide, I've been trying to create a cascading menu as a new item in the context menu of a directory. The item appears in the context menu just fine, however it doesn't open up to list ...
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zip extract all here (one click)

It is amazing how many compressed files I end up working with, and while I know it is not a long process, I want to see if its possible to save some steps Right now, its right click "Extract All..." ...
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cygwin “Bash Prompt Here” not working with umlauts

Using the windows explorer context menu entry "Bash prompt here" that is installed with the cygwin package chere does not work, when the path contains a German umlaut in any position. E.g.: using it ...
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How do i add a cmd delete option to the right click context menu in window 10

I want to delete a large number of files from a USB hard drive, I found that a faster way to delete is to use the cmd console delete function. I would like to add the option to do this into the ...
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How to add an option to copy/cut the content of folder/folders to windows context menu

I am frequently encountered with a situation where I have multiple folders with a few files in each one of them and I want to copy or cut ( extract) the files. Therefore, is there is a way to add an ...
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Change Windows 10 File Explorer “Edit” context menu action for images to “Windows Store version” of Paint.net?

I know how to use RegEdit to change Windows 10 File Explorer "Edit" context menu action for images to any image editors like Paint.net. But I have no idea about how to change it to Windows Store ...
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Firefox taskbar options are gone in Windows 10, how to fix?

I have the Mozilla Firefox pinned to taskbar in Windows 10. Right-clicking the taskbar icon should bring some options like: Open new tab Open new window New private window Suddenly, one day, I ...
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Finding localized string redirection resouces in Windows

Let's say you want to find out where in the registry is a menu you see appearing when you right-click an item. Using English language you see, for example, "Open command window here". But if the ...
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Windows Context Menu comes up empty

I am having issues similar to this 2 threads: Taskbar > File Explorer > Context Menu failing me Windows 10 Taskbar JumpList Issue, Not working I have tried the following methods: sfc /...
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Can you put multiple context menu items into its own group to remove clutter?

I have searched a lot and the same answers keep coming up. Edit the registry / download one of a few context menu changing tools. Disable or remove the item you no longer want to see, or Add new menu ...
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How to change firefox tab context menu to chrome way?

tab context menu is refered to this The feature I usually used in chrome is right click tabs, open context menu context menu first menu item is "open new tab", click it open a new tab But I don't ...
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Speed up appearance of all context menus in Windows 10

When I right-click on Windows 10 desktop and put my mouse cursor over "New" then I have to wait about 0.5 seconds for the context menu to appear. In software such as Notepad++ all menus also appear ...
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Convert *.md file to *.docx by right click using Pandoc

I would like to be able to easily generate *.docx files from *.md ones by just right-clicking on the file and selecting "Convert to docx". I used to do this manually by using Pandoc in the Windows ...
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How do I set right-click on folder background to show “Open PowerShell Window here”?

I know that you can get this option when you Shift+right-click, but I don't want to hold down Shift to see this option. For instance, when Git installs on Windows, I don't have to Shift+right-click ...
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Find out which context menu handler causes context menu to disappear in Start menu

I'm facing a well known problem of context menu / right-click menu disappearing after about 1-2 seconds since right-mouse clicking in Start Menu > All Programs (Windows 7 Pro x64). So far I managed ...
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How can I add Shift+Right-Click SendTo items in Windows 7?

Unlike Windows XP, in Windows 7 appear more items in Send to menu when you press Shift before right click. You can easily add shortcuts to simple right click copying them to %AppData%\Microsoft\...
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Context Menu Application not Found

A while ago I added a script I wrote to the context menu. I haven't needed it for a while kept it around. Today I tried using it again and it didn't work. I have included an image of the error below. ...