How to cut and paste files/folders on Mac OS X

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Mac OS X has a lot of features, but you might be confused when trying to move files/folders from one folder to another folder. Moreover, if you are familiar with the behavior in text editor which allows for cutting text by pressing Command + X.

That way does not work on the Finder, you cann't just press the Command and X button to cut files. The difference is when you paste the files/folders.

Try this way..

Use the key combination to copy a file:

⌘ + C

Command + C

Then, use this key combination to paste it:

⌥ + ⌘ + V

Option + Command + V

That's it, your files should be moved.

Note: It only works on Mac OS X 10.8 and above.

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