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Drag’n'Drop Editor: Change Default File Drag Drop Behavior In Windows Explorer Share
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Nowadays, almost all major OS platforms offer drag & drop support, allowing users to copy & move items from one location to another. Take Windows for instance; it lets users move and copy files and folders by dragging them over the target location. By default, if you drag and drop a file within the same volume, it is moved from the source to the destination folder. However, Windows also lets you copy and create shortcut of files by holding down the Ctrl button while dragging the file/folder, it copies the file. Similarly, holding down the Ctrl + Shift keys while dragging a file creates a shortcut of the source file in the destination folder. If you’ve been looking a for a way to change the default drag & drop function, which moves the file/folder to target location, try out Drag’n'Drop Editor. It’s a miniscule application for Windows that allows you to change the default drag and drop behavior in Windows Explorer. Using this tool, you can replace the default Move items action with either the Copy or Create Shortcut action. It can particularly come in handy for those who don’t like holding down Ctrl key while dragging files over the target folder in order to copy them.

The following video shows how the application works.

The main interface of the application just features 3 buttons to change the default dragging behavior in Windows Explorer. If you, for instance, want to replace the default drag & drop behavior with Copy items, select the Copy item. Now, when you drag the files from one folder to another, Windows will copy them to target location.

Drag & Drop Editor

The application works on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Download Drag’n’Drop Editor

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