1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 112
    WINDOWS 10 PRO

    Create Shortcut on context menu


    Is there a way to take "Desktop - Create Shortcut" from the send to menu and put it on the top menu?
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 454
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    If you press Shift key while right clicking file or folder the Send to context menu will list lot more locations for you to send the selected item.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,976
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, you can't do that as such- that Sendto function is built into Windows.

    You can however explore adding your custom entry to the context menu.

    I have attached an exe file (zipped) which creates a shortcut at %userprofile%\Desktop

    Please read through this post which shows you how this is done and how to add it to your context menu. (Note- Right click configurator is not free- needs to be run as admin - you could use the trial I think - else use e.g. ContextEdit (free, old) or cautiously edit the registry yourself.
    Add PsExec to Windows 10 Context Menu Solved - Page 2 - Windows 10 Forums


    Here's the Autohotkey code

    FileCreateShortcut, "%1%", %userprofile%\Desktop\test.lnk,
    exit

    Put that in a text file, rename to .AHK, download and install Autohotkey and you can rt click it and compile it.

    Here you can see the context entry I created using Right click configurator:
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    Limitation: I relocated my desktop, and the above uses the Window default desktop location. Presently I don't know how to access the relocated desktop using an environmental variable.

    Caveat- I haven't tested this thoroughly- you can play with it. See the Autohotkey help file on the command.
    Create Shortcut on context menu Attached Files
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 2,146
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    Items in SendTo is in %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo and sorted in alphabetical order, so if you want to move "Desktop" to the top, Rename and prefix with an "_" or any other Symbol.
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    It is easier just to right click and hold on a file/folder then drag and drop to Desktop.
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