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Author Topic: In Explorer Context Menus, allow sub-folders, and custom positioning of entries  (Read 1755 times)

nkormanik

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For many of us, Explorer Context Menus are a mess.  Every other program we install wants to add something to them.  After this happens a few times limits are reached, existing context menu entries get bumped, no longer available, new ones get added that we don't want.

I periodically use a program (Glary Utilities, one of many that can do the same thing) to disable context menu entries I don't care about.  The disabled entries number at least 10X that of the enabled ones.

I've come across one commercial program, Moo0 RightClicker Pro,

(http://www.moo0.com/...ftware/RightClicker/)

that allows repositioning any and all context menu entries into separate sub-folders or sub-menus of the Explorer context menu.  Being able to do that seems a great idea.

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a free program capable of this, or if one can be made by someone here.

Thanks,
Nicholas Kormanik



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I'd like this as well, and then I remembered  FileMenu Tools. http://www.lopesoft....en/fmtools/info.html

I think it does pretty much what you want, and it's free :)

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FileMenu Tools is good for adding in the offered utilities, or creating shortcuts to existing applications.  And it does allow you to put these into folders.  So, that's a good thing.

But I don't think FileMenu Tools allows you to put your present context menu items into sub-folders, and reposition out of the regular context menu.

What we need is some ingenious way to 'sub-folder' the existing mess.


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@nkormanik: Thanks for the info. - Moo0 RightClicker Pro 1.48 (Free to Try) looks rather nifty and seems to do some things for the right-click menu that I had not come across before.

@TucknDar: FileMenu Tools (Freeware) looks very interesting. In particular, I noticed that it includes this function:
  • Unpack Folder: Moves all the elements in the selected folders to the parent folder, and deletes these empty folders.

That could be useful as an alternative solution here: DONE: Delete folders within directory but not the files within the folder