Home > Questions

Can't manually move desktop files on Mojave 10.14.6

I can no longer move my files manually; ever since I updated my MacAir to Mojave 10.14.6, all of my files are now permanently positioned on the right side of the screen. I'd want to reorganize them; is there anyone with any suggestions? I don't have the Stacks option mentioned on another page for an earlier version of Mojave. I appreciate any advice or suggestions you may have.

Best Answered by

iBoysoft author Amanda Wong

Amanda Wong

Answered on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

If you find the Mac desktop files/folders are fixed and you can't move them around, you can check whether you have enabled the Sort feature and choose Snap to Grid:

  1. Right-click the blank area on the desktop.
  2. Hover the cursor on Sort By, and find Snap to Grid on the left drop-down menu.
  3. Click it to uncheck Snap to Grid if you see a "√" symbol next to it.

On newer macOS Mojave and later macOS, there is a Use Stacks feature, if you accidentally enable it, the desktop items will also be fixed to the right side of the screen, you can click it again from the right-click menu to disable it.

 

 

People Also Ask

Read More Questions

Read More Advice From iBoysoft's Computer Experts

Comment convertir JPEG en JPG sur Mac

Comment convertir JPEG en JPG sur Mac de manière rapide ?

Vous vous demandez comment convertir JPEG en JPG sur Mac pour télécharger des images sur un site Web ou une application qui exige spécifiquement un fichier JPG ? Voici trois façons de le faire.

aplicación de uso compartido de pantalla Sonoma

La aplicación independiente de intercambio de pantalla en macOS Sonoma

macOS Sonoma tiene una aplicación independiente llamada Screen Sharing. Lee esta publicación para saber qué es, cómo Apple la ha mejorado y cómo usar la aplicación Screen Sharing en macOS Sonoma.

Import CSV to Excel

Open a CSV File in Excel/Numbers/Notes on Mac

This article tells you how to open a CSV file on Mac with or without Excel. You can open a CSV file in Mac Numbers, TextEdit, Notes, Pages, and more.

News Tips