Windows 10: Open with drop down menu ALWAYS opens to the left Solved

  1.    29 Jul 2017 #1

    Open with drop down menu ALWAYS opens to the left

    Hello ,

    please help resolve this annoying issue

    When selecting a file and open with , there is a drop down menu that to my knowledge by default
    open always to the right in Windows, but not if it too far right on the screen then it opens to the left .

    But in my case even with enough space left or right , the drop down menu ALWAYS opens to the left.

    How to fix so it opens normal way again

    thanks a bunch

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  2. bro67's Avatar
    Posts : 4,893
    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       29 Jul 2017 #2

    It depends on the placement of the cursor and any neighboring items that can make it switch from the right to the left in how the context menu opens. There is nothing that you can do to change that behavior, which all OS's deal with.
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  3.    29 Jul 2017 #3

    No you misunderstand. it always opens to the left
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 32,394
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       29 Jul 2017 #4

    Hello honsbeek, :)

    The tutorial below can help show you how to change menus to open "Left-handed" to appear to the right of your hand (pointer) again.

    Set Menus to Open Aligned to Left or Right in Windows 10 Windows 10 General Tips Tutorials
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  5.    29 Jul 2017 #5

    I just tried it on several files. For me it always opened just to the left of where I placed the cursor.
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  6.    31 Jul 2017 #6

    thank you that works
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  7. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 32,394
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       01 Aug 2017 #7

    You're most welcome. :)
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