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Copy and Paste files with keyboard shortcuts Desktop
In a previously published hint it is stated that you can copy and paste files in the Finder by using contextual menus.

I don't know if it's new to 10.1.3 or if you could do this before, but you can also copy and paste files in the Finder by using the Command+C and Command+V keys similar to Windows.

[Sudo Editor's Note: I am pretty sure this hint was never published before, correct me if I am wrong, I know you will :-). This just goes to show that even the most simple of hints is worth mentioning.]
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Wonderfully context-aware
Authored by: ebow on Mar 06, '02 11:48:05PM

When I learned about this last spring, I was concerned that we'd lost the old ( OS 9) way of printing a list of files in a folder, which was to highlight your files, hit cmd-C, then go to a text editor and paste in the list. Kinda like an "ls" for the GUI. Well that still works! If you cmd-C a file in the Finder, and paste in a text editor, you get the name. If you paste over another folder, you get a copy of the file, and if you go to rename a file (where the name is editable) and hit paste, you get the name. Nifty. I just wish you could cut (cmd-X) files to move them between folders.



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