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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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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No widget drag/drop in Qt Creator after Blender-startup

My problem is that every time I start Blender 2.63 in 12.04 (64-bit), I am not able to drag and drop widgets in Qt Creator anymore, even after closing Blender again. I have tried restarting Qt, ...
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How can I drag file from Nautilus to Brasero?

I want to drag a file from Nautilus to Brasero in Ubuntu 12.04 when both windows are open. The only way to do it that I know currently is to maximize Brasero and left the Nautilus open (but not ...
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How to drag from a background window to the front window

Is the following I will explain possible with a key combination? Here is the image: As you can see, the terminal is the focus window (Front window) and Nautilus is in the background (Back Window). ...
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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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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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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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How can I achieve Windows-like drag and drop behaviour? [closed]

It is a problem to drag item from one window to another when they are overlapped. When we click in a window it immediately focused and upper window go behind of this. But I found that in Windows and ...
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Firefox drag and drop URL

can any one help me with this problem of firefox? I have two firefox windows open. Now i want to drag a URL link from one window to the another, but I can't do it in Ubuntu 12.04 I can do this ...
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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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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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How do I fix dragging items between two monitors?

I have two monitors set up using Nvidia Twinview on Ubuntu 11.10. When I drag something (a file, a link on a website, select text, etc.), my right-hand monitor screws up. Usually the screen shifts up ...
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How do I drag a file into an open application?

I can't understand how to drag files into running application. For example: I have an image on my desktop or a folder and I want to drag it into libreoffice writer. I have files that I want to ...
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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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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 ...