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How do I drag-and-drop a file into a window that's not in the foreground?

In Windows, if I'm dragging a file or a piece of text and I want to want to drop it into a window that's currently not in the foreground I can simply hover over that window on the task bar and the ...
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198 views

Unity intercepts drag and drop file uploads to webpages

Just asking if someone out there has seen the same quirk: If I want to drag a file to a dropzone in a website (say gmail's compose interface) Unity brings up the window picker bar (Launcher) and I ...
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Stopping the Launcher from appearing while dragging

When dragging and dropping anything, the Launcher will automatically appear. I'd prefer it to only appear if I pressed Super while dragging, or something similar. This question was asked in 2011, ...
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1answer
343 views

Drag and Drop files from browser to LibreOffice Writer not working

I tried to drag and drop an image on unity bar hoping that it will bring LibreOffice Writer in focus but it didn't not. So now i have to goto insert ---> pictures How to solve this issue.
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1answer
528 views

Dragging and dropping a file on launcher icon does not raise the window in Unity

I know this is a possible duplicate but I do have not a convincing answer yet. I initially did not like unity and did not switch to it till 12.04 (used gnome fallback). I have started using it only ...
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votes
1answer
330 views

Can't Drag & Drop text to unity launcher (e.g. url's, highlighted text)

I'm trying to create a unity launcher icon (.dekstop file) on which you can drop any (selected/highlighted) text from a web browser, google chrome in my case. I know you can use the "MimeType=" key ...
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1answer
818 views

Drag and Drop Files in Unity with 3 Monitors

I have been experiencing an odd phenomenon in Ubuntu Unity (2D and 3D) with 11.04/11.10 and 12.04. I have three monitors running on nVidia gpus (in Ubuntu 12.04, this configured itself with the ...
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unity drag & drop files to another window

For example: i have 2 nautilus windows opened and maximized and i want to move a file from window A to window B. If i drag the file on the unity launcher it doesn't move the file but it will open the ...
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votes
3answers
354 views

Dragging files across workspaces in 11.10

In 11.04, I was able to select a file in Nautilus and while dragging/folding the file change workspace using the regualr keyboard shortcut keys. This was very handy if for example I had to attach a ...
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436 views

Is there any way to stop Unity from lagging when I drag and drop URL's when using Firefox? [closed]

When using Firefox I often drag URLS's either to the address bar or search boxes. When I drag URL's the Unity launcher will appear and show which programs the URL can be dragged to. However this ...
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votes
1answer
252 views

How to enable dropping any file type on particular or any Unity launcher item?

For example I cannot drag and drop folders and .py files to the meld using launcher but it accepts them perfectly.
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176 views

Launcher does not pop out a running app when dragging a file to it [closed]

I have a small screen so prefer working with only one visible app at a time. In 11.04, I could drag a file from nautilus to the launcher, hover above another app, like chromium or gedit. The launcher ...
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1answer
433 views

Can't drag and drop text in gedit [closed]

I've installed gnome-shell on Ubuntu 11.10 but now, when I'm on Unity, and when I drag and drop text in gedit, gedit crashes ! I've tried to uninstall gnome-shell, but nothing changes.
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0answers
356 views

Drag and Drop Unity Dash 11.10 [closed]

Why is dragging and dropping applications in the Ubuntu 11.10 Unity Dash so laggy? It wasn't like this in 11.04.
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0answers
118 views

Is the current drag to launcher behaviour the new default or a bug? [closed]

On Natty, I could drag a file to an icon on the launcher to bring up the window (e.g.: drag an image to the Firefox icon and wait for its window to show and then drop the file on, say, mediafire or ...
2
votes
3answers
411 views

How do I stop the unity side bar from apearing when I try to drag & drop?

Every time I use Drag&Drop (even with Bookmarks in Firefox or songs in Banshee) the unity side bar apears and often blocks the place where I want to drop it. Is there a way to fix this? EDIT: ...
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Unity launcher bar stuck and won't hide

When using drag and drop the launcher bar reveals and will not hide unless I close the program. Is their a fix?
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0answers
275 views

Drag And Drop in Unity (with Alt + Tab) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drag and Drop across (fullscreen) applications, switching via Alt-Tab I would like to be able to drag files from one window (nautilus) to another switching app with Alt ...
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Drag & Drop Files and Items in Unity !

How can I drag and drop files (media files specifically) in my Unity. While playing videos or music, if I like to drop another file in the totem/vlc media player, how to do it ?