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Windows 7: Is it possible to get a context menu to linger after losing focus?

13 May 2014   #1
tmontney

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Is it possible to get a context menu to linger after losing focus?

A context menu will disappear if you click something else, in Windows (IAW, it disappears when it loses focus). Is there a way to have a context menu to not disappear for a few seconds after clicking something else?


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17 May 2014   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I don't believe so. I have searched for "Increase context menu display time", etc. As you might imagine, any tricks are actually to speed up menu displays, and almost always opening speed. I could find no tricks to change context menu display speeds at all. Only fixes for slow opening. A Guy
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