1.    24 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 6

    edit the right click menu

    How do you change the context menu for web pages (.HTML, .HTM files) so when you right-click and select "Edit" the file is opened in another HTML editor (Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Sublime Text, etc....) rather then Microsoft Word?

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  2.    24 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 4,126
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Do you mean the .html/.htm files stored on the computer? I have 2 choices of installed programs, Microsoft Expression Web [editor] and Notepad++. Usually installing programs that can handle different file formats will make the entry on that menu. If not seeing Open with might have to hold down the Shift key while right-clicking a file to get more choices.
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  3.    25 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 62
    Windows 11

    I like to have a text editor handy for every file type
    by opening the Registry Editor ( +R: regedit ) to:

    and creating a New > Key with a name like:
    Open with Text Editor

    and under which a New > Key named:

    with a (default) value like:
    "C:\Path to Your Editor.exe" "%1"
    You can also add an icon by creating a New > String Value named Icon to
    Open with Text Editor key with a value like:
    "C:\Path to Your Editor.exe"
    Last edited by Michael; 25 Sep 2016 at 01:26.
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