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Shortcut (Context) Menus and Shortcut Menu Handlers

This section discusses the creation of shortcut (context) menus, and the implementation of shortcut menu (verb) handlers.

This section on file types and file associations is organized as follows:

Additional Resources

For related conceptual background, see the following topics:

For related reference documenation, see the following topics:

  • To execute a verb on a Shell item, see the InvokeVerb method.
  • To retrieve a collection of verbs that can be executed on a Shell item, see the Verbs method.
  • To perform an operation on a specified file, see either the ShellExecute or ShellExecuteEx functions.