Unit 4. Advanced. Other ways of copying and moving


Next we will discuss other ways to copy and move files and folders. Once you become used to using this it will speed up your work.

 

Ways to Copy:


A) With the keyboard. Select the element to be copied and press ctrl+c (copy), then go to the desired folder and press ctrl+v (paste).

B) With the shortcut menu. Right click on the element to be copied, a shortcut menu will appear like the one shown here, select Copy, go to the desired folder, right click on it and select Paste on the contextual folder.

C) Dragging. Maintain the element that you wish to copy selected with the left mouse button and drag it, without letting go of the mouse, to the desired folder. Keep Ctrl pressed through the operation, once the element is on the folder release the mouse button.

 

Ways to Move:

A) With the keyboard. Select the element to be copied and press ctrl+x (cut), then go to the desired folder and press ctrl+v (paste).

B) With the shortcut menu. Right click on the element to be copied, a shortcut menu will appear like the one shown here, select Cut, go to the desired folder right click on it and select Paste on the contextual menu.

C) Dragging. Maintain the element that you wish to copy selected with the left mouse button and drag it, without letting go of the mouse, to the desired folder.



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