Copy, Paste, is there a auto delete??

  Ikelos 11:01 04 Dec 2006

hi, i am in the process of transfering lots of files over, i copy, paste, but then have to go back and delete it, is there a trick where i could move the file over and it will delete, hope that makes sense..........thanks

  De Marcus™ 11:06 04 Dec 2006

Use cut instead of copy.

  Stuartli 11:06 04 Dec 2006

If you wish to delete highlighted files, text etc right click on the highlighted area and choose Delete from the menu - it can be done individually or as a block.

Windows will first query whether you do wish to delete a file or files.

  Ikelos 11:11 04 Dec 2006

Thank you both, stuartli, that is how i have been doing it, thanks anyway,

De Marcus.....thank you, nice one, sorted

  Audeal 11:29 04 Dec 2006

Ikelos: Can I point one thing out to you ? If you select cut and Paste then there is the danger of loosing your files should anything go wrong during the transfer of the files. I always use copy and paste as the files remain safely in there original place if thing go wrong like, for example, a Power Cut. The files could be lost due to the loss of power, and recovering them could be difficult. It is better to copy them over and then delete the original files.

  Ikelos 12:27 04 Dec 2006

that is a very good point, I will keep that in mind, thank you..

  Peter 14:43 04 Dec 2006


You could always "Right Drag" the selected files to the desired location and then select the "Move" option from the drop down menu that will appear.


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