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Drag&Droping/Pasting video into program with CLI

I have script that records a video and saves it into a folder. What I want to do is to have an automated way to share recorded videos with friends - either by sending it via discord or caprine (fb ...
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Drag file to folder without opening folder

Is there a way to drag files to folders without opening them (spring load)? For example if i want to move a file from the current finder folder to one of the sidebar's folders but i don't want to see ...
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Can't move a window by dragging its title bar in Windows 10

In Windows 10 I have a window that can normally be dragged around the screen and snapped to the screen edges. Today, it won't move with the mouse although other programs still do. This is similar to ...
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Move selected cells without formatting

I need to move (drag & drop) a selection of cells inside a formatted grid using border. The issue is that every time that the selection has borders the formatting is moved too. There's a way (good ...
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Dropping text onto Slack does not work

I'm seeing an issue with Slack where dragging and dropping text (from anywhere) onto Slack has no effect. The drop event seems to be ignored even when dropping onto a text input. This may be a problem ...
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How to allow Drag'n'Droping files on Node javascript files?

I have a Windows batch that does something when I drop a file on it. I now need more functionality with a lot of string operations and I want to use Node.js. However, when I hover my script over the ...
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firefox drag and drop image to file explorer

Since Firefox v68 the drag and dropping of an image from the browser (firefox.exe) to Windows File Explorer or Desktop (explorer.exe) is not working anymore. What I tried so far: Tried turning it ...
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Dragging and dropping cells in Excel causes unwanted shading to be applied

When I drag and drop cells, shading sometimes gets applied to the original location of the moved cells. How can I prevent this happening? The shading is often grey but can be any colour. It's ...
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Erratic left-click behavior with trackball

I use a Logitech Marble Mouse trackball with Mint Xfce (a recent distro change, and I'm still identifying weaknesses). It recently started to behave erratically with left-click operations: Grabbing ...
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Is there a way to drop(paste) file in to the directory using the keyboard?

I'm organizing a lot of files and directories, so for example, within directory A there is directory B, C and file X, Y DIR A - DIR B - DIR C - file X - file Y - file Z I want to move ...
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Drag and drop a tab to the bookmarks in Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome on my work but at home I use Vivaldi. I really miss a feature there: you can drag a tab to the bookmarks in order to save it. However, Google Chrome only creates a new window ...
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How does Windows drag and drop with a file work behind the scenes?

The Windows Operating System has a very convenient drag and drop feature, which is very common knowledge to any user, but there's a technical view of it; some developer at some point in time added ...
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Browser: Drag and drop image from explorer replaces content instead of opening in new tab

Drag and drop image from explorer replaces content. This behaviour can end up cause data loss. Consider this use case: you are filling in a long form and you have a box to upload an images at the ...
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Chrome: Disable drag and drop of links with text

Sometimes I want to copy certain text from website (like a song name from Spotify) but because the text has a link on it Chrome will drag and drop the link (see screenshot with the "Unanswered" text ...
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Is it possible to prevent Windows Explorer from locking up when hovering a file during drag and drop above a network drive that is offline?

In Windows Explorer in the left sidebar I have a link to a network drive that is usually turned off. If I want to drag an drop a file from that window to another window, I have to take special care ...
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Excel - Is it possible to make a drag and drop function to save files directly into a folder?

I am working on a EDMS system which is to be created in Excel. Could anyone clarify whether or not it is possible to drag and drop files directly to the folder path THROUGH Excel? Instead of accessing ...
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How to deactivate drag and drop with touchpad?

I want to be able to drag and drop by using the hardware mouse-button. I want to be able to click by tapping on the touch-pad (and of course clicking by using the hardware-button should also be ...
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Prevent breaking conditional formatting when moving cells

This question is a clarified subset of Prevent breaking formulas/formatting by moving cells in locked worksheet, which hasn't been solved yet. Imagine a simple Excel game: | A | B | --------...
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FileZilla can't drag and drop to Windows Explorer

When I try to drag and drop to my desktop or any folder outside of FileZilla, I get an error: Could not determine the target of the Drag&Drop operation. Either the shell extension is not ...
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Saving multiple E-Mails with identical name locally too slow

I have a user who wants to backup E-Mails on our network shares. She does this by draging the mails and dropping them to the share that she wishes to backup her mails on. This creates an eml-file ...
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How to disable drag&drop of links by default?

I would like to disable the default behavior of Firefox which causes links to be drag&drop elements because it prevents selecting part of the text with the mouse in order to copy it. I never drag&...
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MacOS: A shortcut to bypass “duplicate file” warning?

When moving files between directories, and a file of the same name already resides in a directory, the MacOS presents the Duplicate file warning asking if you want to Keep Both, Stop, or Replace. If ...
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How can I install filezilla's shell extension?

I am trying to drag&drop a file from filezilla to some Windows program. I get this filezilla message: How can I install filezilla's shell extension? I use filezilla on Windows 10 Enterprise.
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Can't move mails anymore in Outlook 2016

I have Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016 Version 1706 (Build 8229.2086) and since lately I can't drag and drop an email to a folder. I searched in Google and tried a few tips, but none of them ...
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Disable drag&drop of selected text in Firefox and Chrome

When I have some text selected, sometimes I want to select text inside that selection instead (for example because I made a mistake selecting it and want to do it again). Instead, my browsers (Chrome ...
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How to drag & drop several files to elaborate each file in a bash script?

I'm using Dolphin in a KDE Plasma 5 Desktop Environment. Here I wrote a bash script, which can elaborate exactly ONE file, when I drag a file from Dolphin and drop it on a ".desktop" defined script ...
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Excel 2007 Formula Drag

My excel drag is NOT working. I have ensured that in excel options the "Enable fill handle and cell drag-and-drop" has been selected, as well as that the calculations are "Automatic." In my current ...
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What to Do if Drag&Drop Doesn't Work in Manjaro/XFCE/LightDM

I'm aware that in Linux several different components are required to make some graphic appear on the screen and have mouse actions cause some intended behaviour. However, I'm not familiar enough with ...
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how do i change the drag and drop function for a specific drive?

I would like to change the default drag and drop action for the E:\ drive on my windows 10 machine from copy and paste to move. But I cant find how do do this for just the one drive. I found a way to ...
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Add files to 7-Zip archive by dragging then onto the .7z file?

With WinZip, it's possible to drop a set of files onto a zip/zipx file, which results in the files being added or moved (depending on how you drop them, in the usual Windows manner) into the archive. ...
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What is the name of the 8 white squares surrounding resizable views?

I came across this annoying moment while writing a how-to article and realized I didn't know the name of those white squares that surround views. Here some images for clarification. Windows ...
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Why doesn't usual Drag&Drop work in Windows 10?

I just installed Windows 10, after years spent with Windows 7. Drag & dropping a .wav file into SoundForge is something important in my workflow. Why doesn't it work anymore in Windows 10? Maybe ...
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Drag delay on Mac + Trackball

I use a Kensington Slimblade trackball with macOS Sierra. I'm noticing a weird glitch where the system never seems to begin a drag where I'm initially clicking. This problem runs throughout my ...
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Drag Links to Folders Toolbars on the Taskbar

I often have the need to drag a URL-link from my browser to a folder that is shared via a cloud backup service. That way I have those links available to me at work or vis–à–vis. (This method works ...
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Drag and Drop Items into Subfolders from Desktop Without Opening an Explorer Window?

My inquiry (in my opinion) seems pretty silly but, it's just based on making my "desktop cleaning" a little more convenient. I like using folders to keep my files neat and organized but, I don't ever ...
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Dropbox web-client drag-drop from file-system

With the personal edition version that is installed on my Windows 7 computer, when dragging a file from the file system to a Dropbox folder in the web browser, a file already in the Dropbox folder ...
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Windows 7 drag&drop files onto the adress bar/directory path of the explorer (like in win8)

I've been using windows 8.1 for the past years, and just installed windows 7 ultimate. However, I am missing a very convenient feature, which allowed me to drag n drop files into any directory that ...
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Why PCMan File Manager only partially supports Drag & Drop to browser

PCMan File Manager is an extremely fast and lightweight file manager with Drag & Drop support. However, when I try to drag files from it and drop into browser, the most convenient way of ...
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Any way to get OS X-like Open dialog drag-and-drop behaviour on Windows?

In OS X, dragging and dropping a file from the Finder into a system Open File dialog causes the dialog to navigate to the containing folder and select the dragged file. I would like to have the same ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Drag Drop Icons

This question is specifically for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2. Like so many other versions of windows, the default behavior is to render the largest icons possible during drag and drop. How do ...
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Drag and drop minimizing windows in Win 7/10 involving taskbar

In Windows XP images from web browser can be dragged and dropped to desktop by holding file over taskbar while lmb is held down, then window minimizes itself and desktop shows up and you can drop it ...
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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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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 window. ...
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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 and ...