Drag and drop between drives defaults to copying the files not moving them. I know holding ⌘ along with the drag will move the files, but I'm looking for something more permanent like a
defaults command, maybe?
I'm using Lion.
I assume there is no
defaults switch for this situation, otherwise someone would have helped already. But using the keyboard, you could move the files like this: ⌘+C, then ⌘+alt+V to paste at the desired destination. It’s like cut & paste on Windows, only Mac style. Also, works across volumes!