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  1. darrell reimer's Avatar
    So I want to quickly rename a file; I right-click and ...'rename' is now gone. What? I have to click again 'show more' to get to it. Again: I want to quickly send a file to my email or to a USB external...I right-click and...'send to' is also gone. What? Is this simplifying things for me? NO! This is Windows for Kindergarten. Am I the only guy that uses these?
    10-24-2021 12:53 AM
  2. OneMarcilV's Avatar
    So I want to quickly rename a file; I right-click and ...'rename' is now gone. What? I have to click again 'show more' to get to it. Again: I want to quickly send a file to my email or to a USB external...I right-click and...'send to' is also gone. What? Is this simplifying things for me? NO! This is Windows for Kindergarten. Am I the only guy that uses these?
    I use right click quite often. There are a few things in Windows 11 that need changing. One of which is what you just wrote about.
    10-24-2021 12:58 AM
  3. revmacian's Avatar
    So I want to quickly rename a file; I right-click and ...'rename' is now gone. What? I have to click again 'show more' to get to it. Again: I want to quickly send a file to my email or to a USB external...I right-click and...'send to' is also gone. What? Is this simplifying things for me? NO! This is Windows for Kindergarten. Am I the only guy that uses these?
    Yeah, there are some instances where Windows 11 is trying to be a "babysitter" rather than a tool that helps people. I'm guessing Microsoft thinks only toddlers use their operating system.

    Regarding your right-click issue, try these two things:

    * left-click a file/folder and tap the menu key - the ne between the right Alt and Ctrl keys

    or

    * left-click a file/folder and press the F2 key on your keyboard.
    10-24-2021 03:35 PM
  4. OneMarcilV's Avatar
    So I want to quickly rename a file; I right-click and ...'rename' is now gone. What? I have to click again 'show more' to get to it. Again: I want to quickly send a file to my email or to a USB external...I right-click and...'send to' is also gone. What? Is this simplifying things for me? NO! This is Windows for Kindergarten. Am I the only guy that uses these?
    Ok here is what you do. Right click on the icon you want to change the name. The on the bottom of those options you see “Show more options”.

    Within those options these is the rename feature.
    10-24-2021 03:58 PM
  5. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Right-click and rename is on the top or bottom row, depending on how the menu pops up. Delete is there too.
    11-06-2021 10:11 PM
  6. darrell reimer's Avatar
    Yes - I see that. The point is: in Windows 10, one right-click would get me to what I need and use. Now, with Windows 11, I have to right-click twice to get to what i need and use. This is not progress. This is not simplifying things for me. This is a step backwards...for 'send-to' and 'create short-cut', you have to click twice.
    Last edited by darrell reimer; 11-10-2021 at 12:04 AM.
    11-09-2021 11:37 PM
  7. HeyCori's Avatar
    Am I missing something? The button to rename is immediately accessible after right clicking.

    rightc.png
    11-10-2021 08:41 AM
  8. darrell reimer's Avatar
    Yes. I see that. Where is the ' send-to' and the 'create shortcut'.
    11-10-2021 09:08 AM
  9. OneMarcilV's Avatar
    Am I missing something? The button to rename is immediately accessible after right clicking.

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    Where all I see is.

    Open
    Pin to quick access
    Pin to start
    Compress to zip file
    Copy as path
    Properties
    Open in windows terminal
    Show more options

    Where is rename in this list?
    11-10-2021 06:29 PM
  10. Tempest790's Avatar
    Kind of reminds me of the Personalized Menus that Microsoft used back in the early 2000's. I hated those because of the extra clicks and it hid a lot of menu commands to might need (even if you didn't use them often). Worse, when you tried to help someone over the phone, they kept saying the couldn't find that specific menu command. I'd have to tell them to click that super tiny double arrow at the bottom to open up the full menu. You could disable it, but it was turned on be default. Microsoft killed that off thank goodness. I guess they decided to try it again.

    I find it funny in the above screenshot that they have Open in Windows Terminal listed directly. I mean, how many users actually need that on the main right-click menu?

    Future Prediction for Windows 13 Right-Click Menu:

    Show Options -> Show More Options -> Show Even More Options -> Show Lots More Options -> Show Every Last Possible Option -> Rename
    Last edited by Tempest790; 11-11-2021 at 12:54 PM.
    darrell reimer likes this.
    11-11-2021 12:43 PM

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