Add context menu customization options

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The more features come to edge and the more extensions you have installed the more cluttered the context menu gets. I would like to have settings to customize the context menu entries.

 

A few thoughts on that:

1. It is not possible to prevent an extension from creating a context menu entry but for some extensions I just don't want/need an entry because I can do everything from the extension button.

2. I rarely use Save as, Print, Cast media to device, Read aloud and Translate but if I need them I can access those features from the 3dot menu or the search bar. They remain hidden until I need them.

3. Here is my context menu on this techcommunity page. I am not sure who, apart from developers, needs the four entries at the bottom (View page source, View frame source, Refresh frame, Inspect).

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 Two things to consider for the implementation:

1. The most straightforward thing to do I think is to be able to customize every entry in the context menu.

2. One could also have a cleaner context menu by default and show additional options when holding Ctrl (or another modifier key) while right clicking.

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@Curundor Neat suggestion! I'll pass this on to the Menu team.

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge