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FTP in the Workspace Manager

The Workspace Manager is all about convenience, so we've extended it by adding FTP support to the Explorer View. Now you can quickly compare your FTP files with a drag and drop into the compare frame.


FTP in the Workspace Manager

If you've already created your FTP accounts, enabling FTP in the Workspace Manager is quite easy.

Go to Options : Configuration : FTP and enable the option for "Display FTP accounts in explorer view".

FTP in Workspace Manager

You should now see your FTP accounts in the file tree view.

FTP in Workspace Manager


Display preferences

The FTP in the Workspace Manager allows for 2 different dislay types: tree view or current directory only.

To view the available display types, right-click on the account in the Workspace Manager.

Current directory

The "Current directory only" setting will ONLY display the files/folders in the current directory. In the example below, the current directory is /public_html/about-us/:

FTP in Workspace Manager

Tree-style display

If you wish to view the files/folders in a tree-style display, simplyt right-click on the FTP account and uncheck the "Current directory only" setting will ONLY display the files/folders in the current directory. In the example below, the current directory is /public_html/about-us/:

FTP in Workspace Manager


Drag and Drop

To compare your remote files and folders, simply click and drag them into the compare frames.

FTP in Workspace Manager