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Having issues with with “Drag & Drop” with Kali Linux on VirtualBox: “DnD: Error: Requesting pending data from guest failed (VERR_TIMEOUT).”

I have an issue with “Drag & Drop” with Kali Linux on VirtualBox on a Debian host! Details: Drag and drop operation from guest to host failed. DnD: Error: Requesting pending data from guest ...
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Drag to open link in container tab, in Firefox

What I want: Drag a link to a direction (left for example) then it was opened in a container tab (I have only one container currently) What I have: Firefox beta 124 Violentmonkey Glitterdrag that can ...
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Cannot drag-reorder tabs in Chrome

This is driving me absolutely crazy. In recent versions of Chrome, I’ve been unable to drag-reorder tabs consistently. I’m currently running the latest version of Chrome as of today, 120.0.6099.71 (64-...
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Drag and Drop Outlook attachments to Chrome

I am unable to drag and drop attachments from Outlook for Mac directly into Chrome. I am able to do this in Safari, but not in Chrome. I have seen that some people have fixed this issue on Windows ...
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Windows 10: While highlighting text it ends up getting drag and dropped before I can finish highlighting

I'm using Windows 10 and am finding myself in a very frustrating situation. I'm hoping it's just a setting I accidentally turned on, but I cannot find a solution or good description of exactly what's ...
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Windows shortcut that accepts hyperlinks dragged and dropped from a browser

I want to create a shortcut on my Windows 10 desktop or an area on the taskbar that would serve as a drop target for hyperlinks dragged from a web browser. For instance, I want to drag the icon to the ...
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How do I create a better drag and drop .BAT file that processes as many files as I select?

How do I create a better drag and drop .BAT file that processes as many files as I select? The purpose of this batch file is to convert any file with sound on it (mp3, ogg, mp4, etc) to a wav. I want ...
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Drag to fill duplicates values

I want to create a sequence of dates that populate a column. A 2023-12-31 2023-12-30 2023-12-29 ... Format Cell is set to Date. Calculation Options is set to Automatic Enable fill handle and ...
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Drag and drop disabled in windows 10 - not working in app and file explorer

I cant even begin drag of any items objects files. What could be the reason?
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Drag & drop not working between Windows Explorer tabs in Windows 11 22H2

I just updated my laptop to Windows 11 22H2 and I installed all updates remaining. After all those updates, my File Explorer had enabled tabs. I tried to drag and drop between tabs and it didn't work. ...
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Drag and drop files onto batch script shortcut in Windows 11

I frequently need to process a bunch of files with a batch script. The way I usually do this is by selecting the files in the explorer and then drag-and-dropping them onto a shortcut to the script (...
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Outlook drag and drop shadow

After drag-and-drop'ing a Mail from Outlook to an "Browse" dialog from Firefox, but then actually deciding against dropping it, I still have a shadow item like this: Things I tried that did ...
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Cannot drag file into minimized Google Chrome browser

With the previous windows 10 version I used to be able to drag my PDF files into a minimized Google Chrome browser which would automatically maximize for me to be able to complete my drag into the ...
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Drag and drop between maximized applications in Windows 11

I am using most of my apps in maximized mode. When I need to drag'n'drop something (usually a file), I don't minimize either of them. Instead, I am: Dragging a file from a source application to a ...
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Drag&drop form host to guest does not work on virtualBox

I have a w10-64bits machine and I have also a w8-64bits guest machine on virtual box. Even if I have checked the bidirectional option for drag&drop I cannot move any file from host-to-guest. When ...
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Drag & Drop does not work for Win 10 Host and Ubuntu LTS 20.04 Guest on Oracle VirtualBox 6.1

Regarding the Drag & Drop function in Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.3.2. In accordance with numerous online tutorials, I have done the following: Installed Guest Additions on the Ubuntu LTS 20.04 Guest ...
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File Explorer - Drag and Drop disabled (Move) - Windows 10

How can I fix the issue of not being able to drag and drop files from one directory to another in windows 10, using the file explorer. There is a prohibition which was not there before, I am not sure ...
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Why can't I drag and drop in Firefox or Thunderbird?

I recently upgrade to a new laptop (Win10, Dell XPS13) and copied over my Firefox and Thunderbird profiles from an older laptop. The latest version of both programs (currently Firefox 96.0, ...
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Is it possible to enable drag and drop gestures on windows 11 that were removed?

Back when I used Windows 7 and 10, I had the ability to drag files and objects off windows, say, hover them over another open app on the taskbar, and it would focus on that window, allowing me to drop ...
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Drag & drop URL from address bar into folder = automagically convert + download

How would I go about finding out how to drag & drop shortcut URL from browser address bar into folder to auto download / convert to audio mp3? After dragging into folder, the output file would ...
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Mac OS X High Sierra Finder Drag and Drop animation previews slow

MacBook Pro 2012 (mid), High Sierra Version 10.14.6 (18G103) I'm in middle of a big photo-review-sorting operation. +50.000 images that I need to sort. In Finder I select 300 images, drag it over to ...
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What could possibly explain that Windows 10 silently added ZIP files to ZIP files before, but not now?

The other day, I felt a cold sensation down my back after realizing that some ZIP archives that I had in a directory contained other ZIP archives, which I remember having tried to move to that same ...
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Windows 10 Text drag and drop

Windows 10 has this feature called 'Drag and drop text' which for most/some users might be helpful by for me as a programmer is a pain when coding is there a way to disable it?
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How prevent objects from snapping back into position in LibreOffice Writer?

How can I disable this super-annoying "feature" causing objects (e.g. a drawn rectangle) to snap back into its original position when doing drag & drop? I simply want to translate a ...
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Changing drag and drop behaviour in Thunderbird (currently V68.x)

I'm looking for any Settings to changing Thunderbirds Drag&Drop behaviour in general or more specific when you drop the mail over in a folder e.g. via Windows Explorer (if you do that it will save ...
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Outlook: Dragging folder into subfolder, folder list skips back

A usability issue in my opinion: Background: I use a lot of folders and subfolders ... e.g. Top level is "Task state" (e.g. similar to: Assigned, Received, Active,Needs Info, Report, Closed)...
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Copy and paste does not work with free-selection tool in GIMP

I have started using GIMP 2.10.8 on Linux and want to cut an arbitrary piece of an image, copy, and paste it. All image editing programs support this except GIMP - why? Step-by-step reproduction of ...
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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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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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