[chandler-users] Moving multiply items from one collection to another

Andre Mueninghoff andre_mueninghoff at fastmail.fm
Thu Aug 7 10:57:36 PDT 2008


Well how about that...that works great, Grant. Your workaround will be a 
large time saver for me.  :)

Grant Baillie wrote:
> 
> On 26 Jul, 2008, at 03:31, Procter A. wrote:
> 
>> It seems I can only move one item at at time ?
>>
>> Even though I can shift select multiple items I can only move one  ?
>> I sometimes want to grab 4 or 5 on the go items that I threw at 
>> dashboard or my 'inbox' collection that I want to move all at once to 
>> another collection.
> 
> Yes, tragically the table code changes the selection on mouse down, not 
> mouse up. So, by the time you begin dragging, the selection has been 
> changed.
> 
> I realized there's a crufty workaround, which is to use the 
> shift/control(*) modifiers when you click to start a drag. So, if I want 
> to drag five contiguous entries in the table, I click (and release) on 
> the first, and then shift-click-drag the fifth. Doing non-contiguous 
> selections requires the use of alt/control/cmd click-drag when you 
> select the last item.
> 
> --Grant
> 
> (*) It's command-click on the Mac; I think it's control-click on 
> Windows/Linux, but I haven't double-checked.
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