Some sites like WordPress and Google+ are adding the ability to drag and drop files to upload them. But if you use Safari, you can drag and drop onto most file upload buttons. If you have to upload a file to a site and you see the standard rectangular “Choose File” button, you can drag […]
If you start dragging a song or album in iTunes 11′s new album view, a panel containing all your playlists and devices quickly slides in from the right. Drop your item where it needs to go and the panel disappears. This makes it easy to stick with the new album view but still use drag-and-drop […]
Like the iTunes Store, the Mac App Store strangely lacks tabbed browsing, despite the fact that they’re both basically just websites. One way to work around this drawback hails from Josh Helfferich, who pointed out that you can drag and drop icons from the Mac App Store onto your browser. If you’re doing a lot […]
The two primary options you see for saving a file shared to you over AirDrop, Lion’s super-simple way of sharing files between computers on the same network, are “Save and Open” and “Save”. But there’s a third option: you can simply drag the file’s icon from the popover to your Desktop or wherever else you want. […]
In Mail on OS X 10.7 Lion, you can hide your mailbox list by clicking the Show button in the new Favorites bar, or by going to View > Hide Mailbox List. But if you still want to easily drag-and-drop messages to file them, you can just drag one or more of them to the […]
When composing a Gmail message in a separate window, you can drag images from most sites into the body to attach them to the message and see previews displayed in-line. On the Mac this works in Safari and I believe Firefox as well. Would any readers care to comment on this functionality in Windows? This […]
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