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There is another reason, apart from the lack of visual feedback - on Windows, at least, the clipboard doesn't always work. It's a known problem and sometimes transient: On a safe mode, fresh profile, firefox does this to me with, I would estimate, about 2-5% frequency (I only remember this happening from the address bar) -- this has been happening from ...
Ctrl-C is an idempotent operation. As long as the same objects are selected, using Ctrl-C two or more times has the same effect as just using it once. Ctrl-X isn't like that (or at least now always); it destructively removes some objects and puts them in a clipboard. This cannot be repeated; the objects are gone. 9Of course, the UI may let you repeat it, ...
I would like to expand on Alexey in the event of a window freeze that eliminates all visible feedback with my opinion: CTRL+C does nothing to the current document/folder. Otherwise, if you press CTRL+V several times, you've learn already what happens in the past: you get a load of folder that you don't really want and need to take an action against it. I ...
Because there is no feedback of the clipboard state. Pressing CTRL+C multiple times gives the guaranteed impression the right data is in the clipboard, just before the next action (CTRL+V, possible). CTRL+X does have visual feedback, as the data either disappears or changes view (in case of file). You are not the only one who does it.
The copy command is used to make a copy of a selection. If there is no active selection, the command shouldn't go and copy something all by itself, because there is no way for a user to understand beforehand what the copy command would do without an active selection. Also, ctrl-c might be hit accidentally instead of hitting ctrl-v. If ctrl-c then clears the ...
Here is recent article about choosing shortcuts for Web applications, may be it will be useful to someone: https://medium.com/design-ux/a7c3b7b408ee
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