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How to get rid of data - Copy when pasting?


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#1 araragi

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Posted 21 June 2016 - 03:49 AM

For example I have data1.kom and data1.kom but they have different data in them. When I paste it, it gives data1.kom - Copy. How do I just get it to replace the original data1.kom?



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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 26 June 2016 - 06:08 PM

One of the basic rules of computing, and I think this applies to everything from super computers to tablets and to all operating systems, is that you cannot have two files in the same 'place' with the same name.

 

If you want these two files as separate files then you are going to have to rename one of them - at its simplest append the date you created it. So, 'data1 May.com', 'data1 June.com' and so on.

 

If you only want one of them, the one with the latest data, then use the 'Save as' command. In your case 'Save as . . . data1.kom' and this will replace the earlier file with the later one.

 

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 01:56 PM

I think Copy only gets appended when you are duplicating a file (Copy pasting) in the same folder. Otherwise it will ask you if you want to overwrite,in which case you will click yes.

Edited by powernub, 29 June 2016 - 01:57 PM.





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