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I want to consolidate my music/pictures to one folder

by walker6672 / April 4, 2010 10:42 AM PDT

I've changed PC 3 times over the years and now I seem to have pictures (some of them duplicates) all over the place. My music seems to be scattered across different folders also.

Is there a quicker way to move them to one folder (1 for music & 1 for pictures) than just cutting and pasting?

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yes
by white-bread / April 4, 2010 5:56 PM PDT

learn the dos equivalents of mv and cp

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mv? cp?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 4, 2010 9:29 PM PDT
In reply to: yes

Some users may not understand such abbreviations.

Mark

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Command line use.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 4, 2010 9:52 PM PDT
In reply to: yes

While powerful may be unacceptable for newbie use.

Maybe just the old copy and paste in some file explorer (Windows?) is all that is needed here to build up a new consolidated collection.
Bob

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Folders/changing adding etc.
by Phil Crase / April 5, 2010 1:05 AM PDT

Create a new folder in my music, my pictures, whichever you are doing, name the folder then drag desired items to that folder. It takes a little time but is easier than copy paste.

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