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If you have a MacBook Air you can "right-click" by placing two fingers on your trackpad and clicking with one of them. Of course this work when you are using OS X. You can configure this option (if it isn't already configured) by going to Settings > Trackpad > Secondary click If you are using Windows with Boot Camp instead, you should install the ...


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After looking in /Library/Contextual Menu Items/ I noticed that even after uninstalling the app which I suspected was causing the problem, a plugin was still present. Deleting it has resolved the issue. The app in question was Antidote by Druide Software.


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I just talked to German Apple telephone support. They fixed the problem for me! With fresh installs of 10.7.5 the problem is that two files are missing that are needed for the mouse. In my case I could get them from another computer I own that ran Lion and did have the files. To get to the files you need do this: Go to ...


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Here is an example Automator workflow to convert image files to a specific type: When creating your workflow, don't forget to set it to a Service so that it can be accessed in the context menu. The Copy Finder Items makes sure that the original files don't get replaces. You can change the save location to a variable if you wish, or just delete that ...


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If you simply want to select GUI elements with keyboard, use Shortcat. It allows you to search all the visible GUI element and select it from your keyboard input. Another tool you can use to simulate mouse event (such as right click) is Keyboard Maestro. It’s an app to create macro for all kind of events in Mac (from simulating keystrokes, mouse position, ...


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If you select 'Show All Bookmarks', the Bookmark Library will open. You can then right-click there and change. You are quite right in that you cannot right click a menu item in OS X and have it perform a secondary function (not in any of the major browsers anyway). So the quick way to achieve what you want is - Shift-Command B to bring up the Bookmark ...


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It seems like that behaviour was never been implemented in Firefox on OS X. See this bug report. But you can use Command ⌘+Shift ⇧+B to get to the bookmarks menu and there you can edit all bookmarks by right-clicking.


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With the new Boot Camp you'll need to enable this feature. By default right clicking is actually disabled. You'll find it under Control Panel ==> System and Security ==> Boot Camp ==> Track pad. I use the bottom right corner of the trackpad, but you'll find a good variety of options in there.


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I spent some more time debugging this, and it seems there are multiple setting locations (on multiple hosts) for the same setting. AFAICT, each user gets his own host. The login screen uses a separate host. It makes sense to enable some settings (like Trackpad tap to click) for both these hosts. Furthermore, OS X seems to have separate settings for Magic ...


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System Preferences > Trackpad > Secondary Click > "Click or tap with two fingers"


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It is possible to remove some items from The Finder's context menu in the Keyboard preference pane, it is not however possible to remove the specific ones you have asked about, at least as far as I can tell. If you would like to try and remove some of the other items, go to System Preferences --> Keyboard and select the keyboard shortcuts tab. Select ...


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From your question it looks like your Dropbox is misbehaving. Do you have the latest version of Dropbox? Reinstall Dropbox with the newest version. Dropbox uses a "hack" which extends the Finder (in an unsupported way) to provide this "sharing" link. Because these "hacks" can cause crashes, Apple tends to disable them when newer versions of OS X ship. ...


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Will, are you using TotalFinder? I had the same problem and it was caused by TotalFinder. Upgrading to version 1.6 solved it.


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It doesn't appear possible to do something like VLC folder/ folder2/ from the command line. Instead I've successfully created an Automator service that generates a playlist and launches the application passing the list to it. Here is the service... To include subfolders enable the option Repeat for each subfolder found in the first action shown above. ...


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So I am using the Firefox. When I right click on link in a browser it shows this menu When I click on text (not link) in browser or any other document it shows the same menu as yours. When I click on the web address in the address bar it shows the menu with Copy, that I use to cop the link.


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It's not exact answer for your question, but there is small app in Mac App Store called Go2Shell which adds button to Finder which opens Terminal with path of current folder opened.


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I know some people prefer the mouse, but as an alternative for completeness sake... Of if you prefer SHIFT-COMMAND-N in any window (including right on the desktop) will create a new folder right there.



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