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    iMeki's Avatar
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    Aug 08, 2011
    Moving a File from Desktop to Thumb drive
    How can i move a file from the desktop to my thumb drive without copying it, i dont have enough space on my computer to copy them. they are both movie files and i cant move them anywhere without copying them.

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    podraig's Avatar
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    Mar 19, 2008
    iMac 20" 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo 4gig,Mac OS X Maverick, Macbook Intel 2gig, iPhone 3G
    just open finder and drag it across
    Mac is like a car, keep clean and up to date and it will give you many hours of good driving

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    IWT's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2009
    Born in Scotland, Worked in Scotland then England, Now live in Wales
    2013 27" iMac Fusion SSD & 3TB IHD, 32GB (Maver
    Cmd + Click always moves. Option + Click, copies. Cmd + Option + Click creates an alias (shortcut in Windows terminology).

    As I understand it, just dragging from Finder to an external source such as a USB stick, copies rather than moves.


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