Re: External Hard Drive Use?
A copy creates a duplicate of the file in the destination location, the
original is unchanged.
A cut (or move to) is a direct movement of the file to a new location the
original is physically moved to the new location and no longer resides at
the original one.
"ED" <ED@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks Nonny,
> So if I understand you correctly, if copy a file from my C: Drive to my
> External J: drive I can only open it from my J: drive and not the C:?
> So does that mean I loose it from my C:?
> "Nonny" wrote:
>> On Wed, 21 May 2008 11:13:11 -0700, ED <ED@discussions.microsoft.com>
>> >I just bought and installed a external hard drive.
>> >I am fairly knowlegable about computers but this is my first Ex. Hard
>> >and know very little about there use.
>> >So what I want to know is how to save my Family Tree Makers files to it.
>> Can you configure FTM to use/save to a different location that it
>> currently uses? It would be a simple matter to cut and paste data
>> files to the new drive than have FTM open them from that location.
>> >once I do that how do I know for sure it is opening from my new drive
>> >and not
>> >my computer C: drive?
>> If you CUT them from C:, they can't open from C.