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Using get command to retrieve an exact filename where the FTP directory is deliberately made invisib (3 posts)

  • Started 11 years ago by Mac
  • Latest reply 11 years ago from Mac
  • Mac Member

    I am accessing an FTP site where one is required to add the exact filename into a GET command window to retrieve the file - the directory is made invisible to browsers therefore you cannot click on a file name or drag/drop. The GET command is the only way to do it.
    I have a greyed out get command when I reach the correct directory where the file is located - I know I put it there.

    I recall many years ago one could activate a window for a GET command but now this option does not seem to be accessible - or I have missed the obvious; anyone here know the secret.

    regards Mac

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    Holding down the Shift key changes the Get command to Get Other…, which prompts you for the name of the file to download.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Mac Member

    Ahh, great news. Thank you for this solution - Jim. This option rings a very feint bell.

    Posted 11 years ago #


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