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Drop a file onto a desktop icon to attached it to a new email?

Hello Superuser Community! I already tried searching for a solution but I could not find anything. What I want to do is the following: I would like to be able to drop one (or best any number) of ...
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possible to disable text-drag in Windows 7?

A feature I despise, which I never use except by accident, is the ability to drag highlighted text. Sometimes I'll be trying to select a passage, for cut-and-paste, and as I'm dragging the mouse down ...
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Mac drag and drop not smooth and fast as in Windows

I am new to MacBook Pro, just purchased. I was at windows doing drag and drop very fast as it is compared to mac. Example: I want to drag a picture in the browser from my desktop in windows -> I will ...
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Windows 10 explorer: drag file into subfolders

On Windows 10, I'd like to be able to drag files into a folder and also subfolders within that folder, as can be done on OS X. Is this possible in Windows? Right now I have to drag it into a folder, ...
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Drag and drop won't select on VMWare Workstation 12 Pro (12.1.0 build-3272444)

I am attempting to enable drag and drop into the VM for an openSUSE distro (latest Tumbleweed) I have running in VWWare Workstation. However, when I attempt to enable the setting in Workstation it is ...
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change Windows 10 drag files (icon size)

When I drag a file to move to a folder in Windows 10, the icon that shows is so large that it hides the folder name. I want to know how can I re-size the icon that shows, or remove it altogether? (I ...
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How to force copy default for drag-n-drop to a folder on Windows 7? [duplicate]

As described here, on Windows 7 machines, by default, when you drag a file to another folder on the same drive, it moves the file there. This can be overridden by holding down the control key on the ...
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How to enable drag-and-drop in(to) the navigation of the Windows 10 explorer?

Image of me not being able to drag and drop the file on the right into the folder on the left: I can drop it into the folder above "(downloaded) setups and programs", but only via the right ...
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Is there an easy way to create a drop event in a running GUI app from the shell?

Normally, I work in a terminal in a desktop window. I chat with co-workers in Slack, which is a GUI only app. I can share files by dragging and dropping them from Nautilus, but it would be nice if I ...
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Virtualbox Drag and Drop not working, freezes at “Dropping Data 0%”

I've enabled Drag & Drop in Virtualbox, and I tried dragging a small file from host to guest (both are win7). I get this dialog: And it stays at 0% forever. How can I fix this and make Drag ...
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Google Chrome's drag drop feature stopped working

I am not able to drag & drop anything into google chrome. For instance, I was able to add gmail attachments using drag & drop until yesterday but today it does not seem to work. Basically when ...
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Can't drop file from Explorer anywhere (except to Explorer) on Windows

It's been now a week since I am not able to drag and drop file from the windows explorer. Basically, the mouse pointer becomes a 🛇 prohibited sign every time I am trying to drop a folder or a file ...
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Drag and drop a text from any application to Windows Explorer

An useful function in Mac OS made me able to drag and drop a selected text from any application to the Finder (a folder or the desktop) and a text file was automatically generated. I would like to see ...
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Drag and drag unfunctional in programs started from Launchy in Windows 10

What is causing programs started from Launchy to lose drag-and-drop functionality in Windows 10? There were no problems like this before I installed Windows 10 (Windows 8, 7, Vista, etc), so I think ...
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How to set Synaptics locked-dragging Timeout under Windows?

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y510p with Synaptics Clickpad and running Windows 10. I like to have Locked-Dragging feature but Synaptics settings application only allow to either turn it On or Off. However, I ...
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I can’t drag any of the icons in my dock in Mac OS X

I can’t drag any of the icons in my dock. I cannot reorder the icons and I’m also not able to drag the contents of a docked folder that is expanded to trash. The icons react to the drag by opening the ...
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Drag starts too slow

Recently when I want to drag an item, it starts way too slow. I drag a folder, then a second or two later, the folder snaps to the mouse. I recorded the process. Video. Not sure what changed...it ...
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Effects of Drag & Drop and Copy-Paste on FAT32 file table

I have a digital music changer that simulates a cd changer for my car radio. It can read mp3 files from an SD card, however the order of playback is determined "by time the file was copied to the SD ...
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Disable automatic folder selection during drag & drop move operations in Outlook 2013

Sometimes, when using the drag and drop method to move emails, I'll click and hold on an email, start dragging it, and as I move the mouse over another folder before I release the mouse button (i.e. ...
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File copy hangs (not malware, disk space available) [closed]

I'm trying to copy a file from my Desktop to the Widnows directory. I used Explorer to drag/drop it. When I attempt to perform the action, the copy dialog hangs at Calculating...: Its also broken ...
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In Windows, what is a built-in way to make drag-and-drop more difficult to occur accidentally?

Is there a "native" Windows way to prevent users from accidentally moving folders and files due to accidental "drag-and-drop"? Because of the default of a 4-pixel movement needed to trigger a ...
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Dragging a file to another disk on Windows won't delete it

When you move a file from a specific disk let's X to another disk (let's say Y) it won't delete the file from X unless you cut it, and I know that's the default behavior on Windows : but is it ...
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Does VirtualBox allow sharing between a host and guest in practice?

I'm having a heck of a time sharing data between a host and its guests in VirtualBox. The host is Windows 8.1, x64 (fully patched). Virtual Box is 4.3.30 r96997 (fully patched). The guests are listed ...
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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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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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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 ...