Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 26th Mar 2006 23:53 UTC
Mac OS X's very own Mac Reference Guide, Owen Linzmayer, again risks the slings and arrows of Apple's most ardent admirers with another look at how Tiger rubs him wrong. Take a look at "Ten More Things I Hate About Mac OS X" to see if you recognize any of your own pet peeves. Elsewhere on the same site, this chapter covers the initial installation and setup of Mac OS X Tiger, either as a fresh installation, or as an upgrade from a previous version. Detailed instructions are given to help you set your Mac up just how you want it.
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Moving files across volumes easily
by Wowbagger on Mon 27th Mar 2006 03:12 UTC in reply to "More peeves"
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Simply drag the file while holding down the command key (the one with the Apple logo on).

As an indicator the overlaid (+) will dissappear, showing that the item you're dragging to a different volumen will not be copied, but moved. Which in effect is copying and automatically deleting the original when done.

While all other keyboard shortcuts can be found in the Help for the Finder, this one wasn't to be found there. strange.

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dr_gonzo Member since:

Dragging and dropping files within the same volume moves things by default. No need to hold down the command key.

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Wowbagger Member since:


What was the title of the post?

"Moving files across volumes easily"


Got it, Mr. Superclue?

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