How to cut, copy and paste in Google Drive

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It might surprise you to know that before now, it was impossible to use keyboard shortcuts to cut, copy and paste in Google Drive. When you attempt to do that, you will get a message explaining the process you should follow to move a file without keyboard shortcuts. This feature has finally been introduced to Google Drive. Users can now use keyboard shortcuts to copy, cut, and paste files within their Google Drive. That said, you should note that this feature is only available to Chromium browsers like Google Chrome. Non-Chromium browsers, like Firefox, do not support this feature.

in this article, we will be showing you how to use keyboard shortcuts to copy, cut, and paste files within Google’s Drive.

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How to Cut, Copy, & Paste Files in Google Drive?

  • On a Windows computer, you will now be able to copy, paste, and cut files in Drive using Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, and Ctrl+X respectively.
  • If you are a Macbook (Mac OS), on the other hand, you will now be able to copy, paste, and cut files in Drive using Command +C, Command +V, and Command +X.

Conclusion

Google is rolling out support to all Google Workspace customers and personal Google Account users over the coming week. If you haven’t gotten this feature, expect it soon.

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