Drag and Drop Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 7 [ Reader Tip ] Abhijeet Mukherjee 09 Aug 2010 Danny, one of our readers, came up with some cool drag and drop keyboard shortcut combination for Windows 7 (and may be Vista and XP too).Here’s his comment on our killer keyboard shortcuts article:If the normal function of a drag & drop is to MOVE a file (e.g. between folders within the same drive/partition), CTRL+[drag&drop] will copy the file.If the normal function of a drag & drop is to COPY a file (e.g. between folders of different drives/partitions), SHIFT+[drag&drop] will cut & paste the file.Despite both situations, ALT+[drag&drop] will create a shortcut of the file in the destination folder.Try this out and let us know if it worked for you. Thanks Danny! Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018 The above article may contain affiliate links which help support Guiding Tech. However, it does not affect our editorial integrity. The content remains unbiased and authentic. Read Next 11 Brilliant Command Prompt (CMD) Tricks You Probably Don’t Know About Check Out 11 Brilliant Command Prompt (cmd) Tricks You Probably Don't Know About. Top 7 Must-Have Apps for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro Boost the potential of your OnePlus 8 and #OnePlus 8 Pro with these powerful #Android apps. 20 Samsung Internet Browser Tips and Tricks on Android Did you recently switch to #Samsung Internet #Browser? Here are some tips and tricks for the #Samsung browser to enhance your browsing. 15 Killer Google Chrome Features You Might Not Know About Some amazing Google #Chrome you probably don't know about. Check them NOW. 5 Best Mechanical Keyboards for Office Work Under $100 A good mechanical #keyboard can boost your productivity and ease your #work. Here are some of the best affordable mechanical keyboards for #office #work under $100. 4 Best Wireless Gaming Keyboards Thinking of going the #wireless route? Take a look at this list of high-performing wireless gaming keyboards that you can buy. 6 Best Gaming Keyboards Under $100 Just starting out in the gaming arena? Here are the best affordable wired gaming keyboards under $100. Top 9 Magic Keyboard Shortcuts for the iPad Got yourself a Magic #Keyboard to use it with your #iPad? Use these #keyboard #shortcuts to navigate your iPad easily.