1.    29 Jul 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 11
    windows 10

    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

    Ralph
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  2.    29 Jul 2017 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,254
    Mac OS Sierra

    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
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 11
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    No you misunderstand. it always opens to the left
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  4.    29 Jul 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,285
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    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
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,530
    Windows 10 Pro

    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
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 11
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    thank you that works
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  7.    01 Aug 2017 #7
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,285
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    You're most welcome.
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