Thursday, July 14, 2011

Add an executable to Windows right click menu for a file type

To give a customized menu as given above:

  1. Go to My Computer

  2. In Tools > Folder Options, Go to File Types

  3. Select the file type you want to add the menu item to (Ex: for *.sql - Microsoft SQL Server Query File)

  4. Click "Advanced"

  5. Click "New"

  6. In New Action, give the name you want to appear in right click menu in Action field

  7. Give the absolute path to the executable in "Application used to perform action" field

  8. Click OK.

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