Drag and Drop

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MTG Studio is Drag and Drop enabled.

You can drag and drop cards between the cards database and the deck. And vice versa.


Select cards: You must click with the left mouse button on a row in the grid in order to select a card.

The selected cards is can be distinguished by its highlighted color.


If you wish to make a multiple selection (select many cards at a time), hold the Ctrl key from the keyboard while clicking on a row.

Multiple rows will be highlighted.


If you wish to remove a card from the selection, hold Shift key from the keyboard and click on a card which you would like to exclude from the selection.


Dragging from Cards Grid to Deck:

Cursor Description
Nodropcard.gif You can not drag the selected cards into the deck. Perhaps there is not a deck opened.
Dragcard.gif You have selected one card from the Cards grid and you can drop it in the deck.

The card will be added to the deck with deck quantity equal to 1 and sideboard quantity equal to 0.

If the card is already present in the deck, its deck quantity will be increased.

Dragcards.gif You have selected more than one card from the Cards grid and you can drop them in the deck.

The cards will be added to the deck with deck quantity equal to 1 and sideboard quantity equal to 0.

If a card is already present in the deck, its deck quantity will be increased.

Dragcards4.gif You have selected more than one card with Ctrl key pressed during dragging.

The cards will be added to the deck with deck quantity equal to maximum number of same cards and sideboard quantity equal to 0.

If a card is already present in the deck, its deck quantity will be increased by maximum number of same cards but not more than the maximum number of same cards.

Dragcards4.gif You have selected more than one card with Shift key pressed during dragging.

The cards will be added to the deck with deck quantity equal to 0 and sideboard quantity equal to 1.

If a card is already present in the deck sideboard, its sideboard quantity will be increased.

Dragcards4.gif You have selected more than one card with Ctrl and Shift keys pressed during dragging.

A dialog box will appear and prompt you for the exact number of card duplicates you want to add to the deck cards.

The cards will be added to the deck with deck quantity equal to specified number of duplicates and sideboard quantity equal to 0.

If a card is already present in the deck, its deck quantity will be increased.


NOTE: If the deck quantity has already reached the maximum number of same cards in the deck, the card would not be added.

By default the maximum number of same cards in the deck is equal to 4 (as described in General Rules).

This value can be edited in View|Options|Deck dialog box.


Dragging cards from Deck to Cards Grid:

You can select cards from the Deck in the same manner as you select cards in the Cards Grid. Multiple selections are allowed.

Drag and drop cards from the Deck to the Cards Grid will cause the deck quantity of the selected cards to decrease.

If the deck quantity reaches 0 the card is automatically removed from the deck.

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