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Can't drag info from one cell to another
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Instead of selecting a cell, cells, or row of text, then right clicking and doing copy/paste in order to move info around my Google Sheet, I often prefer to use my mouse to outline the cells in question and then drag the info to the new spot in the doc.
 
I’ve always done this by holding down the left mouse button while drawing a line around the cells to be moved, then I let go of the left button leaving a square drawn around the info. Then I move my cursor to the top or bottom edge of the square, my cursor turns from an arrow into a hand and then I can drag the info to another place on the sheet.
 
Recently it’s become a total crapshoot as to whether or not I am able to do this. Sometimes when I open my sheet, I still get the hand and it works as it always has. Sometimes I open my sheet and I don’t get the hand, but if I click enough times on the square I’ve drawn I hit some magical spot and can drag the info without the hand. But most days when I open my sheet, I don’t get the hand and I am not able to drag the info at all.
 
Can anyone help me figure out what’s either changed or what I’m suddenly doing wrong?
 
Thank you!
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Hi Ed,

You're absolutely right! it doesn't work in Firefox but it does work in Chrome. I guess I wasn't paying attention to which browser I was in when I thought it was sometimes working and sometimes not.

I'll definitely take your suggestion and report it as an issue.

Thanks for the response. It's good to at least know I'm not crazy :)

Jenny
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Hi,
from some reason it does not work on Chrome all the time either.
it sounds silly - but it always works at first (few seconds), but afterwards - it does not.....
it drive me crazy :)...

Thanks!
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I am having the same problem in Chrome. It's kind of a necessity for the work I am doing... :(
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I am having the same issue in Chrome. It started around the beginning of January. I also am having an issue with clicking on a dropdown arrow. Sometimes the choice box will appear but sometimes I have to click on it several times before it does.
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