Questions about selecting file and holding down the mouse button, dragging it to another part of the screen, then letting go of the button (dropping it).

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How to move a file/window from one desktop to another desktop?

I've updated the system to Ubuntu 11.10 and set Gnome Shell as default GUI. Now I cannot move files from one desktop to another. Let me illustrate this. I used to have Thunderbird maximized on ...
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Dragging files across workspaces in 11.10 [closed]

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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select and drag-paste in terminal

Generally this feature is there in web-pages, text files that when you double click( or select some text area) and drag it some other location, then it gets paste over there. like above I selected ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ?
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Drag and drop file to existing VLC player

Whenever I try to drag and drop a file to an existing VLC player ( as per Drag & Drop Files and Items in Unity ! ), it seems to open a new VLC window and start playing from there. Is it possible ...
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Desktop environments that allow Drag'n'Drop across applications via Alt-Tab

Which desktop environments allow to drag'n'drop files/data across applications while task-switching using Alt-Tab (without the need to move mouse cursor to a specific UI element and/or wait for other ...
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Unable to switch between windows [closed]

I recently upgraded to 10.04. Before the upgrade, I was using multiple windows, and I was able to drag applications across the windows. But, now the windows are locked. Further, the icon of the ...
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How do I make Nautilus windows stick for drag & drop? [closed]

When you drag and drop a folder with nautilus, you must carefully set both windows on non overlapping areas of your screen, otherwise selecting one folder will bring the windows to the front, hiding ...
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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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How to drag and drop files to a places applet. (Like trash can)

I made a shortcut to my home folder by dragging and dropping it to the panel. Is there a way that I can drag and drop files to that applet in order to save the file in the folder location? What I ...