Make another column linked to item with edit menu in sharepoint 2013 list

How can I change the column in a SharePoint list that has the link to the item and the link to the item with edit menu

Ex:
I currently have “Area” that is (linked to item with edit menu), but I want to delete that column and make ID linked to item with edit menu.

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I know it is an old thread, but I think this change won’t be populated if you create a new site based on the site with the change to the list?
– user40723
Mar 21 ’15 at 17:41

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You can do this using SharePoint Designer.

Open the site
Open the list
Edit “AllItems.aspx” or which view you want to modify
Look for
Add the property linkToItem=”TRUE”
Note for SharePoint 2010 it is LinkToItem
Example

  

 

Hi I am in sharepoint designer, and I don’t see the Allitems.aspx file
– Matt Ludwig
Jan 21 ’15 at 16:51

  

 

The name might be different. You can check the available views. And then edit the one you are interested in.
– Amal Hashim
Jan 21 ’15 at 16:51

  

 

Thank you Amal, I got it to work.
– Matt Ludwig
Jan 21 ’15 at 17:07

Open AllItems.aspx (or whatever your view page is) page in sharepoint designer. Now add ListItemMenu=”TRUE” in FieldRef tag of your field where you want to add view and edit menu.