Advice 1: How to copy a file with the replacement

Copying with replacement – substitution of one file to another with the same name and extension. The contents of the files may differ dramatically. Method is universal for any type of file and folders.
How to copy a file with the replacement
Instruction
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Open the folder where you want to copy a file or folder. Select the object by clicking the mouse or move the selection with the keys-arrows. Then copy the object to the clipboard.
The copy is performed by the key combination “Ctrl-C pressed at the same time. There are other ways: click the "Properties" between the right keys "Alt" and "Ctrl". In the context menu select "Copy". This same menu appears when right-clicking on the mouse (click on the object).
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Open the destination folder. Make sure that the same object (file or folder) belongs to the same type and has the same name. Otherwise, the object will be copied to the folder without replacement.
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Insert the object in the destination folder. There are at least three options: the simplest is a combination of "Ctrl-V", a Little more time is pasting via the context menu (click "Properties" in the absence of selected files, or the right mouse button on blank space of the folder and select "Paste").
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In the dialog box depending on the type of system or confirm the fact of substitution (the "Yes" button) or from the options choose "Copy with replacement".
Note
Valid not only copying, but also complete moving the file from the source folder. In this case, in the first step, use "Ctrl-X or Cut command. Then the scheme converges.
Some OS do not allow you to copy and move files from folder "Program Files"

Advice 2: How to copy file names

The name of the file not only allows you to distinguish one file from another, but also carries information about the type of data recorded, this information is contained in the extension, i.e. in the part of the namewhich is placed after the last dot. If you want to burn or transfer the file name, it is important not to make mistakes, so if the name consists of several letters, it is better not to try to reproduce it by reading and typing, and use a few transactions to copy/paste.
How to copy file names
Instruction
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Use the standard file Manager of the operating system, if you need to copy the name only of one or more files. In Windows this file Manager is Windows Explorer. To start it, just press the hotkey WIN + E.
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Navigate to the folder containing the file whose name you are interested in. Note the presence of extensions in the names of thex files - by default in the OS settings the display of extensions turned off. If you need to copy the extension too, then you can change the appropriate setting. To do this, open the navigation menu section "tools" and select "folder options". On the View tab of the window that opens, locate the line "Hide extensions for the registered types of files" and uncheck the checkbox. After that, click "OK".
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Locate the file in the list, select it by clicking with the left mouse button and press the F2 key in the row of functional buttons of the keyboard. Then press CTRL + C to put the name of the file to the clipboard - this will copy the name and get the option to paste it (CTRL + V) to the destination.
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Use the DOS command if you need to copy the names of a large number of files. For this we need to run the terminal command prompt - press WIN + R, type cmd, and click OK. In the opened terminal enter the command that displays a list of files in the folder. The command is written is very simple - dir, but to manually type the full path to the directory whose files you are interested in, be quite tedious. Easier to switch to Windows Explorer, highlight the directory path in the address bar and copy it (CTRL + C). Then again, return to the terminal window, type a space, then right click and select "Paste" from the context menu. After that, press Enter and the command will display in the terminal window, the full list of files.
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Click in the terminal window, right-click and select "Select all". Then press Enter and the text will be placed in the clipboard. Inserting it into any text editor, edit the list, leaving only the names of desired files.

Advice 3: How to copy a file from one folder to another

When working at the computer often have to copy files from one folder to another. In most cases this operation is not difficult even for novice users. However, a careless attitude to this process, even an experienced user may lose important information.
How to copy a file from one folder to another
You will need
  • computer
Instruction
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To copy files from one folder to another, place these folders next to each other. Then move the mouse pointer to the file in the source folder. Click and hold the left mouse button and the Ctrl button on the computer. Drag the copied file in the destination folder, release the mouse button and keyboard. Check: to see if the copied file in the destination folder – it may have to run the command "Update" is called from the context menu (by pressing the right mouse button).
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If at the same time to place on the desktop the two folders is problematic or the above method does not work, use an alternative method. To do this, specify the mouse cursor to copy the file, press the right mouse button, and then click the context (drop-down) menu, "Copy". Then open the target folder, place the mouse pointer in any empty area of this folder and execute the context command 'Paste'. Check the copied file in the target folder. When you copy files this way, please note that the mouse cursor was pointing it at the empty space of the target folder. Otherwise, the copied file can get into a subdirectory of the target folder or try to "subscribe" to someone's files.
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Please note that when you select Copy, a physical copy of the file contents is not possible. Really, the information begins to be copied only when running the command "Paste". Therefore, do not delete or disable removable media (flash drives, CD and DVD drives, etc.) until the desired file will not appear in the target folder.
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If the copied information is very important, you duplicate the copy process on several different media. If this is not possible, create on the flash drive (disk, diskette) additional (nested) folder and copy the file again. If applicable, check – open the copied file and briefly review its contents. Check the quality of the recording file, it is desirable to produce not on the device that produced the record, and for the same. This is especially true for floppy disks, since floppy drive is usually good reads recorded on the floppy disk, but refuses to read "alien".
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When copying files, copy exactly files, not shortcuts (which often differ externally from files only in the presence of the arrows in the lower left corner). Avoid the common error of beginners who, gathering on the flash drive all the shortcuts from the desktop, I guess copied from the computer all the information.

Advice 4: How to copy folder names

There are times when the user needs to make a list of folders contained on the computer. For example, to systematize music albums or videos, or to share this information with other users. To enter from the keyboard the names of all folders can be too tedious. How to cope with the task?
How to copy folder names
Instruction
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You need to copy the folder names. This can be done in different ways. If folders is not too much, copy and paste into a text document the name of each folder separately. To do this, hover over the folder icon, click right mouse button and select in the drop-down menu "Rename". Alternatively, this command can use the F2 key.
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The folder name will become editable. Do not enter any characters and do not click on the folder name with the left mouse button. Press Ctrl and C or click on the folder name, right-click and select from the drop down menu "Copy".
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Open a text editor and then paste from the clipboard the name of the folder by using Ctrl and V. alternatives: click the right mouse button in the document and select from the drop down menu "Paste" or click on the button thumbnail on the toolbar of the editor. Repeat the steps for the name of each folder.
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If files a lot, of course, need another way. Run Total Commander and navigate to the directory that contains the desired folders. On the left side of the application window to highlight the desired folder using the commands from section "Selection" in the menu bar. After you select the folder, select the menu bar item "Tools" and the command "Copy file names".
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Browse to the text document and paste exchanges just copied the folder names. If necessary, edit the text: delete the slash (slash), select the document style, give your folders a sequence number, and so on.
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Another option: take a photo folders. Go to the folder with the desired folder and then press PrintScreen on the keyboard. Run the GUI editor, create a new (empty) document and insert a picture from the clipboard. In this case also any suitable tool to capture the image.
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