When working on the computer, you will sometimes be asked to do something using "drag and drop" (also known as "drag and drop" or "drag and drop"). With this function you can move or copy content very quickly and easily. You will find out exactly what this method is all about below.
It's drag and drop
"Drag and drop" means that you "drag and drop" something. Usually these are files. "To drag" is English for pull means "to drop" drop . With the help of drag-and-drop, you can, for example, upload photos to the cloud at lightning speed or rearrange your folders. On the smartphone, you can use the technology to rearrange your apps, for example (here you use your finger instead of the mouse).
How to use drag-and-drop with the mouse
- Click on an element and hold down the left mouse button .
- Keep the left mouse button pressed and drag the item to the desired location, such as a folder or a field for uploading files.
- As soon as the cursor is in the desired position, release the mouse button . This lets you "drop" the object at the desired location and it is moved or copied there.
Note: If you release the mouse button too soon, the element will end up in the wrong place or it will not move at all..