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DesireDenied

Hi all,

Not specifically related to autoit, but probably easiest way for me, to address my question to experienced coders.

I know how to add a single item and command to windows context menu for desktop, my computer, drives, directories and file types but I failed to find a simple answer on how to make new otem + subitem. 

All what I am trying to achieve is to build up context windows menus with subitems, giving me an option to run my script on directories with different parameters.

So, how do we do it?
 

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MikahS

Have you looked at the Helpfile examples for GUICtrlCreateContextMenu?

As, the first example shows the creation of a subitem.

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DesireDenied

Yes, of course but that is not the case.

I was thinking of windows shell context menus working only for directories.

Like this one for eg.

 

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Example - Hit me]
@="Example - Hit Me"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Example - Hit me\command]
@="cmd.exe /c dir \"%1\" /L /B /O:N > \"%1\".txt"

This will add a single item to your windows context menu for directories, the command itself will create a text file for folder content.
The thing I want to learn, is how to instead of single item, create a submenu where I can run scripts and pass to them different parameters directly from windows explorer only by rightclicking the folder and selecting interesting option.

 

Example.reg

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Deye

Here is an example for windows:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade]
"MUIVerb"="ExtendedSubCommandsKey cascade"
"ExtendedSubCommandsKey"="*\\shell\\msdncascade\\menus\\flyout1"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell\cmd1]
"MUIVerb"="flyout2"
"ExtendedSubCommandsKey"="*\\shell\\msdncascade\\menus\\flyout2"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell\cmd2]
"MUIVerb"="Notepad"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell\cmd2\command]
@="notepad.exe %1"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell\cmd3]
"MUIVerb"="Wordpad"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell\cmd3]
@="Wordpad %1"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout1\shell\cmd3\command]
@="Wordpad.exe %1"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout2\shell\cmd1]
"MUIVerb"="Notepad"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout2\shell\cmd1\command]
@="notepad.exe %1"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout2\shell\cmd2]
"MUIVerb"="Wordpad"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\msdncascade\menus\flyout2\shell\cmd2\command]
@="Wordpad.exe %1"

 

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DesireDenied

God bless you!

Sounds quite stupid but this is exactly what I could not find :)


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DesireDenied

Thanks all for your support, I've already completely solved my problem :)

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