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Moving a File from Desktop to Thumb drive


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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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just open finder and drag it across

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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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