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drag and drop

Drag and Drop is a graphical user interface function where objects, files, folders, pictograms, etc. can be selected with a mouse click or by tapping with a finger and moved (drag) within the graphical user interface ( GUI) while holding down the mouse button.

Drag function on an image file

Drag function on an image file

The objects marked with drag-and-drop can be transferred or copied to another folder or window, for example. When you release (drop) the mouse button, the selected file falls into the designated folder or location.

Englisch: drag and drop
Updated at: 13.10.2019
#Words: 83
Links: graphical user interface (GUI), click, graphical user interface (GUI), button, folder
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