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Copy/Cut (move)

You can only copy/cut (move) one file at a time.  If you click on one file to copy/cut then click another, it will switch to the second one you clicked.   You will need the clipboard open to see the "Copy" and "Cut" icons.  In the clipboard the chosen file will be in the "Normal" panel. 

Regular Copy/Cut (move) icons.  Click image for full size:

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Copying a file

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  1. Move up one level
  2. Paste into this folder
  3. Paste into one of the subfolders of this folder
  4. Once you have copied a file, there will be a red circle with a line over the copy icon for that file
  5. If you have the clipboard open, you will see that file in the "Normal" panel.  You can only copy one file at a time so if you click another, that file will appear here.

You can also highlight another folder in the tree to the left of the work area.

When you paste a file you will get a confirmation dialog box, it will give you the name of the file and where you are copying it to.

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Cuting (moving) a file

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  1. Move up one level
  2. Move into this folder
  3. Move into one of the subfolders of this folder
  4. Once you have cut a file, there will be a red circle with a line over the cut icon for that file
  5. If you have the clipboard open, you will see that file in the "Normal" panel.  You can only move one file at a time so if you click another, that file will appear here.

You can also highlight another folder in the tree to the left of the work area.

When you move a file you will get a confirmation dialog box, it will give you the name of the file and where you are moving it to.

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Changing your mind

If you clicked the "Cut" icon (the scissors) and then realized that you meant to copy and not cut it, you do not have to redo the whole operation.  In the clipboard just change "Move Elements" to "Copy Elements".

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Clear your clipboard

To clear your clipboard of it's contents, just click the little x next to the elements name or click the x at the top of the clipboard next to [menu].  When you clear all clipboards, the insert/paste icons will disapear from the list module.

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