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Whenever you have more than 4 services, they are put in a dropdown option "Services" on right click instead of just being added to the right click menu itself.

Is this an option somewhere that can be changed?

Thanks.

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The little known Apple Services Manager, released via Mac OS X Automation, offers such a setting (bottom right of the main window), besides other service amenities like fine grained control over which service actually turns up in the menu.

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Excellent, thank you for this! –  Wesley Jan 27 '13 at 17:44
    
Apple and their secrets. Why, why. But I kinda like hunting things down. One had better, if you're an Apple fan! –  Zo219 Jan 29 '13 at 21:59
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Services Manager seems to just modify .GlobalPreferences.plist:

defaults write -g NSServicesMinimumItemCountForContextSubmenu -int 999

You have to reopen applications to apply the changes.

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Thanks, always good to know the command as well. –  Wesley Jan 28 '13 at 11:53
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