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Windows 7: Add open with custom application to context menu

25 Jan 2011   #1
juman

Windows 7 x32
 
 
Add open with custom application to context menu

i have a picture viewing app. i want the context menus of JPG,PNG and other IMAGE files to have "View using (custom App)" how do we do this.
i went to the registry found JPG and PNGfiles key. i created a key under shell key in these.named"View using Custo app". And command i set the value as "(the locaton)%1"
but nothing. but when i did this with the "*" key in class root. it worked but the the "view with Custo app" entry appears in every file i want it to be in only image files not other files.


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25 Jan 2011   #2
DeVandal

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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25 Jan 2011   #3
Imperfect1

 
 

Perhaps these links will help you customize your context menu just the way you wish to:

Customize the Right Click Menu in Windows 7 - Make Tech Easier

Edit Context Menu Items In Windows 7 & Vista from the WinVista Club site

FileMenu Tools allows you to customize the context Menu of Windows Explorer, including:
Add some built-in utilities that perform operations on files and folders.
Add customized commands which run external applications, copy or move to a specific folder, or delete specific file types.
Configure the "Send to..." sub-menu.
Enable or disable commands which are added by other applications to the context menu.
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