36451Re: WinXP right-click edit menu
- Feb 3, 2003Steve Hall <digitect@...> wrote:
> Antoine J. Mechelynck wrote:[...]
> > Under Win98 I have a folder C:\WINDOWS\SendTo where I can putRight-click - move mouse pointer SendTo submenu header - submenu opens -
> > shortcuts for any program that I want to see in the SendTo submenu
> > after right-clicking a file. Maybe XP has something similar?
> It does, and I almost remarked about this except that it is far from
> the convenient right-click,V I enjoy. (The SendTo key character is
> "N", which is right hand, same as my mouse. ;)
move pointer to vim entry in submenu - left-click.
Of course if gvim appears in the "main" right-click menu it's quicker to use
that. (right-click - move mouse pointer to "Edit with vim" - left-click --
or with both hands as you seem to be doing)
>Apparently every instance of gvim (+ole if it makes any difference -- and I
> A reinstall finally fixed it as I mentioned, but I don't understand
> how it worked. Didn't find "Edit with Vim" anywhere in the registry,
> or a Tip at VimOnline. The source code's GvimExt folder implies
> gvimext.dll is somehow involved, but I can't figure.
don't use console vim on M$W) adds an entry "Edit with existing vim", but
all af those, incl. the always-present "Edit with vim" appear only for some
files (including .bat or .lnk but not .pif or directories). The SendTo
mechanism is much more unsubtle. It will even work with a binary executable
(but be sure you know what you're doing if you want to alter the binary and
> If somebody can clue me, I'll write a Tip that also links the other
> reg-manipulating tips for viewing source in IE, opening
> non-associateds, etc.
> Steve Hall [ <digitect>@<mindspring>.<com> ]
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