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Windows 7: custom left-click menu items

23 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
custom left-click menu items

how do I place a left-click system wide menu item?

example: I'd like to be able to 'open highlighted content in the editor of my choice'.



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23 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

I don't understand what you mean with left click.
I highlite a file, right-click it and pick "Open with Notepad ++" (or any other editor I chose to set up for this)

custom left-click menu items-capture.jpg

That I can show you...but left click ?


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23 Nov 2010   #3

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Im with Sledge, dont really understand what you want, but maybe this tutorial will help
Context Menu - Right Click vs Shift Right Click
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23 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium

well, my thought was that a custom user menu could be constructed to show with a left click.
the left click is generally the selection button,
so this is a stupid idea.

or, perhaps a stupid direction for a good idea.

how can I design custom menus for the right click?>
starting with empty fields?
then, at the beginning of a targeted session, I can choose my own MouseAmmo.

must the active window always control what will show up (or not) on the right click menu?

as soon as I figure out how, I'm going to have a six shooter hot and cold.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium

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

a sweet GUI Program for this direction
would be.
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