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Importing Duplicates: Request for Enhancement

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Request for Enhancement:

Hi All,

I hope this is the correct forum to post this to. If not,

would some kind individual please direct me to the correct

one. :-)

Background: I am on site consultant. I carry four CD-R's with

me to my customer's sites. (CD-R's as some older readers will

not handle CD-RW's.) These disks contain various utilities,

service packs, manuals, directions, etc.. On my hard drive, I have

four directories with the master contents of these four CD-R.

I use these four directories to update my CD-R's on a weekly

basis. I leave the sessions open. When the disks fill up,

I start over with a fresh disk

Problem: under version 3.0.113, when I import these directories

into my previous session, duplicate entries are handled by a

pop up window in with the following options (buttons):

Yes

No

Replace All

Replace None

The only way this allows for the import of changed items (newer

items), is by answering "Yes" and analyzing the dates,

one-at-a-time for several hundred files. It is easier just to

make a new disk! :'(

Request for enhancement (Solution): replace the "Yes, No, ..."

prompt with the following buttons:

Overwrite

Overwrite If Newer

Rename

Skip

And, add a check box underneath, with the following:

Apply to all subsequent item

Additional comment. If any "FileZilla" (http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/)

fans out there notice I am suggestion FileZilla's method of coping

with duplicates, you are correct. And, since FileZilla is Open Source,

some of its code could be analyzed to help implement the above

request. (By the way, I never did figure out what FileZilla meant by

"Resume." Resume what? Resume, as in "replace" or resume

as in "skip." But, that is a story for another forum.)

I sincerely appreciate you considering my suggestion.

Many thanks,

--Tony

aewell@gbis.com

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As the handling of dupliates affects me directly, I put a lot of though into how to

best handle them. I really like my

Overwrite

Overwrite If Newer

Rename

Skip

Apply to all subsequent item (check box)

method of handling the logic. Would you please forward my write up to the developer

for his consideration?

Many thanks,

--Tony

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