Drag and drop mac copy

This will create a copy of the file in the new location. But if you hold down the option key, this moves the file instead.

How To Copy and Paste Files In the Mac Finder

This is similar to cutting and pasting files in other operating systems. You can copy and paste multiple files. Gary Rosenzweig. Luigi: Looks interesting.

finder - Move using keyboard instead of drag and drop - Ask Different

Steve Maynard. HI Gary, Very timely, informative and effective post.

Ian Leckie. MacOS Finder: How to delete files using keyboard keys. How to bookmark a directory in the Mac Finder Part 2.

Subscribe to RSS

How to copy files on Mac OS X. Can snakes see? Hailstorms in Colorado and markdown sales.

Related articles:

Talking to nurses about pain. Scala shell scripts hang indefinitely on MacOS According to WebMD, I may be pregnant.


  • OS X: 3 Tricks for Moving Files Around.
  • get mac address android source code?
  • accent grave op mac toetsenbord!

Bob Enyart Bob Enyart 1. Agree with Tetsujin that that's the long way to the Keyboard Preferences, but I tried it that way just to see if there's anything different when entered from that "direction". Couldn't see it.


  • Applicable Products;
  • 35 posts in this topic?
  • habilitar macros en excel mac 2011.

I think planetehack is missing a step in there, after Keyboard Prefs, you need to click on "Shortcuts", and then there is an "All Controls" checkbox. But, that only lets you change how the Tab key operates. I don't think this answers the original question As far as I'm aware there is no way to override the default behaviour. Default is to Move if it is to the same volume, Copy if to a different volume. Tetsujin Tetsujin