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context menuThe menu that is displayed when right clicking on a file name, icon, link or text on a desktop computer. The "context" is the current situation, therefore the menu relates only to the element that is right clicked. The equivalent menu on a mobile devices is called an "overflow menu," which is activated by tapping an ellipsis (...) or down arrow. See right click, context sensitive help and Menu key.
|Right Click the Recycle Bin|
|When right clicking the icon in Windows, the context menu provides options that only pertain to the recycle bin.|
|Right Click on Highlighted Text|
|After highlighting some text from this newspaper article, right clicking displays the context menu. This is a common way text is copied from a Web page by the browser or from a document in a word processing application.|
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