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When I move files and paste in another location, sometimes I make a mistake typing yy instead dd. Then I can't find any means to cancel the copy operation.

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Try Ctrl-C. It worked for me. I got it from this discussion: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1211500

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Press w to display all running/queued operations, move (with j/k or arrows) to the desired operation and press dd to cancel it.

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