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How to drag and drop a list of files onto a window

I have a very long list of files of type .png located in a .txt file. Is there any way I can drag and drop this list onto a running Windows program? I know for a fact this program accepts files when I ...
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Copy/paste and drag/drop does not work from host to guest in Ubuntu Virtual Box

I have just set up Ubuntu 12.04 in a VirtualBox (v. 4.3.15) under windows 7 host. I set clipboard and drag-and-drop to be directional. I can copy and paste from the Ubuntu to the windows side. ...
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Windows 7 Drag and Drop does not work, shadow 'hangs'

I am seeing a strange issue with my Windows 7 PC. I am trying to drag and drop items (files, folders, shortcuts, emails in outlook 2013) into folders or just around the desktop. When I attempt to do ...
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Prevent Windows Explorer from instantly waking drive?

I have two Explorer windows open. I want to move/copy something from right to left (along the red line in the image). It seems that even dragging at the speed of light Windows decides that it is ...
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Copy & paste from linux guest to windows host fails

I am running linux (Gentoo 3.15.5-hardened-r2) as a guest under VMware workstation 9.0.2, the host is Windows 7 Enterprise. My desktop environment in the linux guest ist KDE 4.12.5. I use the ...
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Can't drag and drop multiple emails from IBM Notes 9 onto file system folder

I'm using IBM Notes 9 Social Edition and I want to drag and drop multiple emails into a Windows file system folder (as .eml files). I can do it with one email at a time but not with multiple. I ...
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Disable Drag (not drop) in the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane

I find myself occasionally grabbing some random folder and dropping it into some other random folder in the Windows Explorer navigation pane (the left hand pane with the folder list). The really big ...
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How can I drag and drop text from one Emacs window into another?

Is it possible to select text in one Emacs window and then drag-drop it into another window of the same Emacs session? If so, how can it be done?
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Windows, Drag and drop not working, ESC key fixing it

This problem has been reoccurring to me for more than a decade now--starting with Windows 2000 and through Windows 7. When I do something memory-intensive like running a couple of virtual machines or ...
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Can't Drag'n'Drop files in VirtualBox from guest

I cannot drag & drop files from my guest system to my host one. My host is Windows 7. The guest is Ubuntu 12.04.3. I can drag & drop files from host to guest but not other way around. My ...
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Dragging a file onto filezilla remote server no longer works

I recently installed an SSD and re-installed filezilla, I used to be able to drag files from windows onto a directory into a remote server on filezilla, now when I try that it won't work and I just ...
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Drag-and-drop attachments from OS X Finder to Thunderbird mail composition window

Having recently switched from Apple Mail to Thunderbird, not being able to drag-and-drop files (e.g. PDF) from the Finder onto either the Thunderbird dock icon or into the Thunderbird compose mail ...
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Why can't you drag/drop files from inside an archive to mounted devices in Windows Explorer?

Why is it when you have an archive open (for example using Winrar) that you can't drag and drop it's contents onto a mounted device in Windows Explorer such as the SD card in cellphones and tablets ...
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Internet Explorer 11: Dragging a link to the new tab button no longer works

The image pretty much sums up my problem. It used to work, now it doesn't. What changed?
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windows drag&drop:how to disable dropping to a specific application?

As we all know, we can drag and drop contents between applications. for example: drag a file from Explorer to a notepad window. drag an mail from Outlook to a word window to attach it. The problem ...
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How to fix drag-n-drop in Teamviewer from remote Windows 8 machine to local Windows 7?

I am on W7 machine connected to W8 machine. Trying to drag files from W8 to local W7 machine - not working, but works the other way around. Anyone has seen this before? Is there any fix to this? I ...
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Unable to drag and drop / select multiple with mouse

I'm running into a perplexing issue with Windows 8 Pro x64, where randomly I'm unable to drag to select multiple files (i.e. in Explorer or Directory Opus). I've also noticed that a similar issue ...
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Running powershell scripts by drag-n-drop file or folder on it

Is there any way of running a powershell script by drag-n-dropping a file on it (just like you would drag-n-drop a file on a .exe file)? It would be also nice to be able to do the same thing with ...
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Disable COPY drag and drop in Windows Explorer in Windows 7

How can I disable copying files via drag-and-drop in Windows Explorer in Windows 7? Note that I don't want to disable drag-and-drop completely nor in the start menu, just disable copying ...
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Unable to drag and drop documents onto pinned icons in taskbar

I've finally upgraded to Windows 7 at work. However, I find myself unable to drag documents onto certain pinned icons on the taskbar and have the apps that own those icons open the file. Seemingly ...
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Drag'n'Drop doesn't work in VirtualBox

I'm on Mac OS X 10.8 and I'm using VirtualBox with Ubuntu 12.4 as guest. After install "Guest additions" Drag'n'Drop was working. But since I install "additional drivers" and reboot the system, it ...
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Drag & Drop (a file) to Desktop Icons ceased to open it, Replaced with “Move to Desktop”

I used to be able to drag and drop files to some of my desktop icons (e.g. Notepad++, AstroGrep, etc.) to open them with the applications represented by those icons. About a month ago (can't recall ...
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How can I drag and drop an image from Windows Explorer to an Outlook email (2013)

I would swear that was possible in earlier versions of Outlook: Open New Email in Outlook ensure HTML Fomat drag .png file from Windows explorer into the email i wish the email is now part ...
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Mac Magic Mouse & Touchpad Drag But Won't Drop

I have a MacBookPro, with a Magic Mouse attached. Suddenly, I'm not able to drag and drop using either device. I can select an item and drag it, but not drop it anywhere. I eventually have to hit ...
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How do I add a 'Create symlink' to the right mouse button drag and drop context menu in windows?

Specifically I want to add a command to create a symlink of the selected file/folder and place it in the destination folder.
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Drag and drop does not work (Windows 7, Outlook 2010, from inbox to )

Sometimes I start Outlook and encounter the problem that I cannot drag and drop my emails from Inbox to other folders in my personal folders. Sometimes the best way to sort out the emails is to ...
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How to enable text drag-and-drop in Sublime Text 2?

I'm on Ubuntu 12 and the drag-and-drop feature of Sublime Text 2 refuses to work even though it is explicitly enabled in the configuration file: "drag_text": true and isn't overridden anywhere ...
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Why doesn't disabling IE's 'Protected Mode' enable the dragging-and-dropping of addresses from the IE address bar into Notepad

IE's Protected Mode prevents one dragging the address from the IE address bar into other applications (for example Notepad). There's an informative article on MSDN about Allowing Drag and Drop ...
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Drag and drop images into word not working

Using MS Word 2000, I'm no longer able to drag and drop images into MS word from the local filesystem (or from images on the web). We recently reinstalled XP and SP3, so I'm not sure if this is a ...
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Windows XP drag and drop switch focus to target

To open one or several files in a specific application i often select the file(s) in explorer and drag them to the target application. My next step is always to perform some action on the recently ...
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How to disable tabs drag & drop in Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable ability to pull a tab off of Chrome I want to fully disable tabs drag & drop in Google Chrome. I still want to be able to slide my tabs and arrange them, but ...
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Windows 8 - can't drag files from Explorer and drop on applications

In Windows 8 I find I can't drag files to applications like I've been able to do for as long as I can remember. Example: Drag MP3s to Winamp Drag folder full of music to Winamp Drag videos to VLC ...
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Copy files using drag-drop from Firefox in Ubuntu

Usually you can save a picture from the web just by dragging and dropping it from your browser to a folder, right? I have always done that, but in my computer at work that runs on Ubuntu 10.10 I ...
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Edit Windows Context Menu entries after right-click drag and drop operation [closed]

In RegEdit, where can I find the Context Menu for right mouse button drag & drop? So like when you right-click and hold on a folder then move the cursor to desktop to get "Move here", "Copy here" ...
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OSX Drag and drop sensitivity setting?

Is there a setting in OSX Lion that allows me to change the drag and drop threshold? I am using a Wacom intuos4 tablet and when working fast I sometimes drag files or tabs instead of just clicking ...
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How can I change the default drag and drop action on a folder in Windows 7?

I have a special folder which I always drag and drop many files to. How can I change the default "Copy to" action to be "Move to"? This is what I mean: I know I can do it by pressing Ctrl or ...
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Decrease drag threshold with tablet in Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 with a a Wacom Intuos 3 tablet. When clicking and dragging, the drag action doesn't seem to be recognized until the cursor has travelled a certain distance, roughly 15-20 pixels. ...
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why doesn't explorer copy files when control-dragged?

In one of my systems, when I drag and drop a file it does not honor the pressing of the control key. That is, when dragging in the same drive, it always moves files and does not copy them. And when ...
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How to undo an accidental drag and drop

This happens to me in Windows Explorer (and in Outlook): I mean to open a folder and manage to move the mouse and accidentally drag the whole folder ... somewhere. Usually I notice, but not always ...
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How To Drag & Drop Image From Browser Into Image Editor?

Sometimes i am able to drag & drop image from browsers right into any image editing software but not always. Such method allows me to circumvent image saving to hard drive and directly place it ...
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Make Windows always copy files when dragging and dropping them

Is there a way to change the default drag and drop behavior in Windows 7? As of now it seems that if the location is on the same drive it'll move onto the other, otherwise if they are in different ...
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How can I fix the 'empty drag box' effect on Windows Server 2008 R2? [duplicate]

I only have a small problem, which isn't really a problem, more of just an annoyance. When you drag a window around in Server 2008 R2, it just shows a outline, much like Windows 98. Here's a ...
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How do I get this drag-and-drop behaviour back?

I just (finally!) upgraded Python from 2.6 to 2.7, and also installed 3.2 in parallel. I am running Windows Vista. Before, I could drag-and-drop onto a .py file to run the script, with the dragged ...
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How to drag-select multiple files in Mac OS X?

Here's what I do know: I can click to select a file I can click SHIFT to select a range I can use COMMAND to add or subtract from and existing selection I can select by clicking on an empty space and ...
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How to fix an ancient Windows XP start menu bug?

I dual-boot Windows 7 and Windows XP. I still use Windows XP for some old software, but I never allow it to go online - the ethernet drivers are disabled in case I forget to power off the cable modem. ...
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Windows software that lets me drag and drop clipboard contents?

I use Prezi. I'd like to be able to quickly copy an image to my clipboard and paste it into Prezi. Simply copy pasting doesn't work. Dragging and dropping an image does. Is there an application ...
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Abort drag-and-drop from a busy program

When the following happens: I start a drag-and-drop operation, starting from application ABC. Application ABC locks up (temporarily) I release the mouse button then, until application ABC finishes ...
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How does “Drag and Drop” work in the X window system on Linux?

I'm an old-school dinosaur, and I'd like to understand how drag and drop works on the X window system under Linux. Is it build into the X protocol? Is it a function of the window manager? Do ...
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Seeking Linux window manager, programmable, mouse optional, drag and drop photos

I've been using fvwm for over 20 years. But it doesn't support drag and drop, and I would like to be able to drag and drop photos from some sort of photo viewer into Chrome. I have no idea how drag ...
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Can't drag and drop files from OS X Lion to Samba share

I have an Ubuntu box running a Samba share that I use to share files in my network. Since upgrading my mac to Lion I am unable to just drag and drop files from my mac into the mounted drives to copy ...