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How get file out of Firefox Downloads folder to Mac desktop

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Video file downloaded from a website is now in my Firefox Downloads folder. Tried to drag it onto my Mac desktop, but it slides back into the Firefox download folder. There's no way to "export," "copy/paste" or otherwise "move" the downloaded file on to my computer. It plays OK out of the Firefox folder, but how can I store it, SAVE it, or mail it? It can't stay in the Firefox Download f0lder forever! My browser has been Firefox for a long time, my OS is 10.5.8 in a MacBook Pro. And I have no idea what these five blue icons at the top of this message box signify. Thanx,

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after a while searching i couldnt find anything. but then i hit option + click on the file and hit "open in finder" and it should appear. You should be able to drag it to the desktop from there :) hope this helped.