Customize the Windows Vista Send to Menu

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Customize the Windows Vista Send to Menu

Post by Pc Jedi on Wed Mar 04, 2009 2:37 pm

You`ve noticed the Send To folder in action any time you right-click a file and select the Send To folder from the context menu. You might be unaware that you can customize the items in this menu.

Go ahead, right click a file. You should see something that looks like this:

To get to the Send To folder, youíll need to open up an Explorer window, and then paste in the following to the address bar.
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo
%APPDATA% is an environment variable that actually maps to something like C:\users\\AppData\Roaming.

You should now see a bunch of shortcuts:

This method should work for any application that allows you to open a file by using a command line argument.



Letís say you wanted to add an item to the Send To menu to open files in Notepad. You could just drag a shortcut to Notepad into this folder, or create a new shortcut. Now you can see the new Notepad item in the menu:

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Re: Customize the Windows Vista Send to Menu

Post by tarzan on Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:12 pm

is this only for Vista?
I m using XP

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Re: Customize the Windows Vista Send to Menu

Post by Pc Jedi on Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:13 pm

Well this is For Vista
I never needed that on Xp Smile

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