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Moving folders (2 posts)

  • Started 8 years ago by prinicpal
  • Latest reply 8 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • prinicpal Member

    Is it possible to move folders using Fetch from one directory to another on the same site without a complete reload?

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Yes. For example, if you have "folderA" and "folderB" in the Fetch file list, you can drag folderA onto folderB to move folderA into folderB. To move a folder up a level (i.e. into the parent folder of the currently displayed folder, drag it to the Parent toolbar item in Fetch 5 (you have to use the Customize Toolbar command in the View menu to add the Parent command to the toolbar). In Fetch 4 you would drag to the little open-folder icon above the left edge of the file list.

    To move an item to a totally different location it's easiest to open two transfer windows. In Fetch 5, Command-double-click a folder to open it in a new window. In Fetch 4 (or 5), Control-Click in the transfer window and choose "Clone Window" from the contextual pop-up menu that appears. Then you can navigate the new window to the folder you want to move items to, and move them by dragging between the windows.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

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