Microsoft has improved the context menu in Windows 7 by adding a couple of new options. The context menu also includes some hidden options that can be revealed by holding the Shift key while right-clicking on file.
Users who have been using Windows for a while probably aware of the Create shortcut function in the file context menu. When you click this Create shortcut option a shortcut copy of the file or folder is created in the same location. For instance, if you have a file named A under folder B, when you right-click on the file A and click Create shortcut button, Windows creates a shortcut of the file A under folder B only.
Many a times, we wish to place the shortcut of the file or folder on another drive or folder. By default, Windows doesn’t allow you choose a location when you click the Create shortcut option. You have to manually copy/move the previously created shortcut again to the desired folder.
For instance, to place a shortcut of a folder named A in your desired location, you need to first create the shortcut in the same directory or on desktop, and then have to move it to your desired location.
If you want to improve the Create a shortcut feature by adding the ability to select a custom location, then Create A Shortcut is the ideal tool for you.
Create A Shortcut is a small program that enables you create shortcut of a file or folder anywhere on your Windows with a click. Installing Create A Shortcut adds a Create A Shortcut entry to the explorer context menu, clicking on the same opens folder selection dialog so that you can browse to your desired folder to place the shortcut.
In simple words, this tool works as Copy to folder and Move to folder options present in the latest version of Windows (hold Shift key and right-click on a file/folder to see Copy to folder and Move to folder options).
Also check out the Ultimate Windows Context Menu Customizer, a free tool to enhance file/folder context menu.