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I you copy/paste some files into a directory that already contains files with the same name you'll get a confirmation dialog "There is already a file with the same name in this location..."

To replace all files you have to check "Do this for the next N conflicts" and then click on "Copy and Replace".

Is there a keyboard shortcut for this (like there was in XP where you could simply press 'a')?

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Alt+D, Tab, Enter.

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If I do this it will select 'Skip' (after the tab) instead of 'copy and replace'. I have to press tab three times (is that what you meant?) to get to 'copy and replace' ... but that's not the quick shortcut I was looking for. –  hcris Jan 27 '10 at 15:44
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Alt+D will select the option.

The description has an underlined "D" on "Do this for the next N conflicts."

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@ChrisF your answer just made my day :D –  Ivo Flipse Jan 27 '10 at 12:45
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This will enable the checkbox but what's the shortcut for "Copy and Replace"? –  hcris Jan 27 '10 at 13:02
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Alt+D checks the box, but you still need to hit Enter. Pressing "A" was perfect. I actually work on computers all day, and that extra keystroke is annoying as hell.

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