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Automatic decoding feature requests (3 posts)

  • Started 18 years ago by monoclast
  • Latest reply 18 years ago from monoclast
  • monoclast Member

    I'd like to request that there be a way to turn automatic decoding for ALL files on or off. I find it such a pain to have to do turn it off for each filee type, each time I install Fetch:

    1. Find all of the types of files on an FTP server I want to change this setting for.
    2. Get Info on each of those files.
    3. Turn "Automatic Decode" off.

    So laborious!

    In fact I really have to question whether this feature should be on by default to begin with. If I download whatever.tar.gz I do truly expect to find whatever.tar.gz on my desktop. I do not expect it to already be expanded, and for the original file to be vanished from my desktop. So I'd like to make a second request that you make the default OFF for this feature as well.

    Posted 18 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator


    Thanks for the feedback. While we believe that most of our users find automatic decoding useful, we're aware that not all of them do. A way to turn off automatic decoding for all files is on our to-do list for a future version of Fetch.


    Scott McGuire

    Posted 18 years ago #

  • monoclast Member

    Thanks Scott. Count me as one of the first to turn it off by default on every install of Fetch once you add this feature. ;)

    Posted 18 years ago #


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