right-click menu not respecting dark mode (79 dev)

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Frequent Contributor

Make sure both Edge and Windows 10 are set to dark mode, right-click on the tab strip and observe this menu isn't dark with white letters. Please fix!tsmenunotdark.png

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Yes, the right-click menu on desktop and the one on tabs are both dark but not when I right-click on the Edge top bar, I remember it's been like this for quite a while. it should follow Window's universal theme (dark/light)
btw checking in Google chrome 79, it's the same :\
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they can change them individually though, for example, try it in File Explorer, the menu is dark
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Yes it's totally possible
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Edge team, if this issue isn't under your control can you please get the Windows team to fix this? It makes Edge feel old :(
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Edge team, can you please give us a rough ETA when this menu will be updated for dark mode? Edge looks nice and modern but then there's this Windows 95 menu out of nowhere hahaha
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i think the edge team could even use the native W10 dark context menu by calling the file explorer one although I think that only works when file explorer (the default app mode) is set to dark.

although i think that it was chromium 79 that decided to use a native menu for the titlebar menu but maybe they didn't change anything at all
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anyone on the newest version of Windows 10 insider build, is this still an issue? Make sure you have both Windows 10 AND Edge Canary/Dev set to dark mode