If you want to delete a file or folder (on the Desktop, or in a window), and you want to do it from the keyboard, just click ONCE on that item and then hold the ⌘ key down while you press the Delete key. The file or folder will fly into the Trash. This is easier than dragging it to the Trash because you don’t have to worry about dropping it in the wrong place. You can still drag the thing out of the Trash if you have the need.
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