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[Help!] Move/Copy target directories and block chars   [Help!]

By: John Leslie       
Date: Mar 17,2020 at 08:03
In Response to: [Help!] Move/Copy target directories and block chars (John Gruener)

> > > > I probably should be able to find this out, but have missed it
> so
> > > > far (in "Help" and "Added" features) so thought I'd ask...
> > > >
> > > > When I select a target directory to move/copy a file to some of
> them
> > > > have solid blocks to the right of the name, what is this?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks!
>
> > > Do you have your Insert key in Override mode?
>
> > Not sure I completely understand that, but here is what I see:
> >
> > In a file window (cursor on a file) press C, , Up-Arrow...
> > I get a all-highlight character (vertical rectangular block) against
> > some of the directories in the list...
> > E.g.
> > │■ E:\
> > │ D:\Resolve_Studio_14
> > │ D:\Firefox
> > │ E:\Dropbox
> > │■ Q:\DiskImages
>
> These are marked entries in the history list. At some point you pressed
> the Insert key on that entry which keeps it from rolling off the list.
> Pressing the Insert key again on that entry will remove the mark. You can
> also press Ctrl-(letter/number) to mark an item so you can later retrieve
> it directly by pressing that letter or number. See help file section 3.6
> 'History Lists'.
>
> - John

Thank you so much - I don't recall doing that intentionally, so will have to pay attention in future. Plus I'll use it as a feature. (I thought they might be marks of some sort, but they seemed to change over time.)

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