Drag-Drop plays very important role when you use Mac. You even can boost your productivity if you use this properly.
These are some tricks you can do with Drag-Drop.
Whenever you drop the file to Terminal, it will display the foll-path to the file. Therefore, you can quickly change your Terminal working directory to the desired directory by typing portion of Terminal command "cd" followed by Drag-Drop file inside directory without the filename.
For example, I am going to change my directory to the folder that contains my Property List files. I will do these actions :
Quicksilver, the application launcher, also can be used to call up icons to be dragged into the Dock.
I love editing images, especially using Photoshop. Whenever I want to edit bunch of images, I will do these steps :
This trick can also be used to open other kinds of files.
Since Safari doesn't have any handy tools for "Delicious" bookmark, I usually make use of its globe (fav-icon next to url address). These are the steps :
Drag-Drop webloc file into Text Editor will result in displaying the full url address.
If it's easy to see both the source of the files and the target places where you want to copy the files, it will be faster to use Cmd-Drag-Drop which helps you create duplicates of the files on the spot.
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