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Moving and deleting file in XP


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I know how to copy files and folders from one folder to another by dragging them; and how to delete folders and files. Is it possible to copy the file to a new folder and delete it from the original folder all in one step? Thanks.
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Yes select move.
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CompCav: Thanks. When I right click the file I get a menu with COPY and DELETE but no MOVE. How do I get to MOVE? ... batpark
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What file (full path please)?
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Let me back up and clarify my question.

If I go to My Computer I get a listing of files. Say one file of interest is C:\testfile.doc. If I right click testfile.doc I get a menu of options including Copy and DELETE. I can copy testfile.doc to another folder by dragging it to the other folder. I can then Delete testfile.doc from C:\. My question is how to MOVE testfile.doc from C:\ to the new folder and delete it from C:\ all in one drag operation?
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Right click on the file and drag it to the new folder.
Release the right click and you will get a drop down menu with "move" in it
Click on "move" and your done.
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Perfect. Thanks.
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