When I right click on a selection, a menu pops up that will not close when I press Esc.
How do I exit this menu quickly without roundabout means?
The only two ways I know are:
1) precisely the one you are mentioning (ESC), and
2) left clicking on an area of the window, where nothing else gets activated
I do not understand how come ESC is not working for you to make this menu disappear.