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Move a File in the Finder

Sometimes you want to move a file in the Finder across volumes, not copy that file. Holding down the Command key while dragging ensures that the item is copied, and then its original deleted, adding up to a move.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/11-Apr-05

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Guest PC -- A reader solicits opinions on using the PC emulator Guest PC. (3 messages)

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PowerBook-using cats -- Matt Neuburg's April Fools article about a cat accidentally downloading the next version of Mac OS X prompts other cat owners to relate tales (tails?) of cat-inspired Web browsing. (2 messages)

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iPod double-shuffle -- Holy duplication, Batman! Our April Fools announcement of the iPod double-shuffle (which has a Wrigley's Doublemint gum design) is one thing, but you can actually order gum-themed decals for the iPod shuffle. (1 message)

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DVD Jon vs Apple -- This active discussion about copy protection evolves into a look at copyright laws and how extended copyright periods affect works. (50 messages)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>