The section describes some of the error messages you may get while attempting a drag and drop from on deskset application to another.
Drag and Drop: Timed Out
This can occur if the server is unable to connect with the receiving application within a certain time. The default timeout value for an XView application is three seconds.
You can change this value by adding a line to your ~/.Xdefaults file. If you wanted to change this to five seconds, add the line:
to ~/.Xdefaults file and then type xrdb ~/.Xdefaults from a command line to setup the server with the new timeout value.
The receiving application does not support drag and drop operations.
This message may also appear if the receiving application's drag and drop targets are not responding to the sender. If this is the case, restarting the receiving application may clear up the problem.
The dragged object was dropped onto the root window. Normally, this is considered an error by the sending application, though File Manager assumes in this case that the item is to be opened.
An unknown, internal error occurred while trying to establish a drag and drop connection.
An unknown, internal error occurred while trying to establish a drag and drop connection. Try the drag and drop operation again.