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Windows 7: How to add "Copy path" and "Copy name" to context menu?

04 Dec 2010   #1

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 
How to add "Copy path" and "Copy name" to context menu?

Hello!
Do you know how to add "Copy path" and "copy name" to context menu?
Like this screen shot!






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04 Dec 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

On my PC the "copy as path" you show is accessed by holding down the shift key while right clicking.

This link will take you to a web page with details and a download set up to add copy name and/or copy path to the context menu.
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04 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

To get "Copy as path" in the context menu, press SHIFT and hold while right clicking.

Theres no "Copy name" menu but what you can do is right click, then click on Properties, then highlight the name of the folder/file and press Ctrl-C or right click and select copy.
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04 Dec 2010   #4

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 

Are there any down loadable registry patch for that?
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04 Dec 2010   #5

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

KillerBee, There's one on the link I provided, scroll down the page a bit (or a lot!!). It's under the "How To Install" paragraph header.
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04 Dec 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

FileMenu Tools will do that FileMenu Tools
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04 Dec 2010   #7
gaz

Windows 7 X64 Bit
 
 
right click

this might help

CREATE A RIGHT-CLICK OPTION
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Hotkey_classes_root\diectory\background\shell\

Instructions
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Right click shell,-new key (enter name of program)
Right click program then new key (type command)
dont close window

Locate program EXE file
Right click with SHIFT and select copy to path

Go back to command in registry
Find command in registry,then Right click "Default"
and MODIFY and paste path

DONE!!!!!!!!!
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04 Dec 2010   #8

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

fimble, very nice. I created both .reg files, merged them and I now have Copy File Name and Copy File Path on the right click context menu.

Thank you (even though I'm not the one that asked)
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05 Dec 2010   #9

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
fimble, very nice. I created both .reg files, merged them and I now have Copy File Name and Copy File Path on the right click context menu.

Thank you (even though I'm not the one that asked)
Glad to have helped!

I added
Code:
"Extended"=""
to my reg entries so they're in the shift r-click menu seeing as how I don't use them all the time, but often enough to make the addition handy.
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06 Dec 2010   #10

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Where do you add "Extended"="" ?????
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