Lightbox: Cut and Paste / Drag and Drop
mara at media.berkeley.edu
Thu Jun 7 17:06:12 UTC 2007
No, but you can "trash it."
I was going to ask about the issue of reordering vs. editing. On the
MAC or windows you do drag things to the trash (or recycle bin). I
can see that once users are reordering things with drag and drop they
might expect to extend the metaphor for deleting.
On Jun 7, 2007, at 6:52 AM, Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
> On 6-Jun-07, at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Hung wrote:
>> For all other computer "objects" like file folders, images, etc.,
>> a greyed-out version is left behind until you paste it to your
> I just tried 'cut'ing a folder in the Mac OS X Finder, and you
> can't. The functionality is not provided at all. You can copy and
> paste a folder, or 'duplicate' it (which does the copy and paste in
> one action), or delete it, but not cut it. Same with documents like
> Word docs, images, HTML files - in the Finder, you can't 'cut' them.
> Anastasia Cheetham a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
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