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Newbie here!

I need to confirm something: I have bought bitcoins and I already see them in the QT client I am using. I now want to send the bitcoins using a different address than the one I use to receive them. Do I have to send the bitcoins to another address and only then send them again to the final destination? Thanks!

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Yes.

You can only spend bitcoins from the Address they were sent to. Think of it like cheques - only the person they are written out to can authorise them - not their spouse or child. Bitcoin transactions operate similarly.

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