Cut Not Functional When in Finder

Discussion in 'macOS' started by genewarner, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. genewarner macrumors newbie

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    #1
    We have a couple of systems running 10.6.4. While the Cut function (Cmd+X) works in the applications, it's nonfunctional (grayed out) while in Finder. I'd really like to use Cut/Paste rather than dragging when moving files, as there's less chance for accidentally dropping them where they don't belong. Anyway, I can't seem to find how to make Cut functional. Thanks in advance for any guidance.
     
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    #2
    Cut/Paste does NOT work in finder. OSx does NOT provide cut/paste for files. There are multiple threads on this. A simple search would find it.
     
  3. Gregg2 macrumors 603

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    #3
    How long have you had these Macs? Just curious. Of course, you could make something up. . .
     
  4. maflynn Moderator

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    #4
    You could never cut files/folders in the Finder.

    Use Path finder if you wish to have this type of functionality.

    Do search and this subject has been discussed, rehashed, and argued for ages.
     

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