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SSH Tectia 
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    About This Document>>
    Installing SSH Tectia Client >>
    Getting Started >>
    Configuring SSH Tectia Client >>
    Connecting to a Remote Host Computer>>
    Transferring Files>>
    Tunneling Applications>>
    GUI Reference>>
        Terminal Window >>
        File Transfer Window >>
            File Transfer Window Title Bar
            File Transfer Window Menu Bar
            File Transfer Window Toolbars
            File Transfer Window Status Bar
            Local View
            Local Folder View
            Remote View
            Remote Folder View
            Transfer View
            Navigating in the File Transfer Window
            File Transfer Shortcut Menus
        Toolbar Reference >>
        Menu Reference >>
    Troubleshooting >>
    Command-Line Tools >>

File Transfer Shortcut Menus

Right-click the file transfer window to display a shortcut menu. The available menu options vary depending on whether you click on the Local or the Remote View and whether you have selected a file or not. Multiple files can be selected.

Right-click the file transfer window to display a shortcut menu. The available menu options vary depending on whether you click on the Local or the Remote View and whether you have selected a file or not. Multiple files can be selected.

Local View

The following shortcut menu options are available in Local View when you have not selected a file or a folder:

  • Up

    Moves the file transfer window focus to the parent directory of the current directory.

  • Home

    Moves the file transfer window focus to your home directory.

  • Refresh

    Updates the file transfer window.

  • Select All

    Selects all files and folders in the current folder. The shortcut key for Select All is Ctrl+A.

  • View

    Opens a submenu from which you can select the view type (large icons, small icons, list or details view).

  • New Folder

    Creates a new folder and prompts you to enter a name for it. If you enter nothing, the folder will not be created.

The following shortcut menu options are available in Local View when you have selected one or more files or a folder:

  • Open

    Opens the currently selected file or folder. The shortcut key for Open is Ctrl+O.

  • Upload

    Transfers a file from the local computer to the remote host computer.

  • Delete

    Removes the currently selected file.

  • Rename

    Changes the name of the currently selected file. The shortcut key for Rename is F2.

  • Properties

    Displays the attributes of the currently selected file, including the file permissions (on Unix systems).

Remote View

The following shortcut menu options are available in Remote View when you have not selected a file or a folder:

  • Up

    Moves the file transfer window focus to the parent directory of the current directory.

  • Home

    Moves the file transfer window focus to your home directory. The shortcut key for Home is Ctrl+H.

  • Go to Folder

    Opens the Go to Remote Folder dialog where you can type in a path of the folder which you want to open.

  • Refresh

    Updates the file transfer window. The shortcut key for Refresh is F5.

  • Select All

    Selects all files and folders in the current folder. The shortcut key for Select All is Ctrl+A.

  • Paste

    Pastes a file from the file transfer "clipboard". The shortcut key for Paste is Ctrl+V.

  • Upload Dialog

    Opens the Upload - Select Files dialog that allows you to select a file and transfer it from the local computer into the remote host computer. The shortcut key for Upload Dialog is Ctrl+U.

  • View

    Opens a submenu from which you can select the view type (large icons, small icons, list or details view).

  • Arrange Icons

    Opens a submenu from which you can select how the icons are arranged (by name, by type, by size or by date).

  • New Folder

    Creates a new folder and prompts you to enter a name for it. If you enter nothing, no folder will be created. The shortcut key for New Folder is Ctrl+N.

The following shortcut menu options are available in Remote View when you have selected one or more files or a folder.

The shortcut menu options can be configured using the Customize dialog (see Section Customize Dialog).

  • Open

    Opens the currently selected file or folder. The shortcut key for Open is Ctrl+O. Not available if more than one file is selected.

  • Download

    Transfers the currently selected file into the local computer.

  • Download Dialog

    Opens the Download - Select Folder dialog that allows you to select a folder on the local computer and transfer the currently selected file into it. The shortcut key for Download Dialog is Ctrl+D.

  • Copy

    Copies the currently selected file into the file transfer "clipboard". The shortcut key for Copy is Ctrl+C.

  • Delete

    Removes the currently selected file.

  • Rename

    Changes the name of the currently selected file. The shortcut key for Rename is F2.

  • Properties

    Displays the attributes of the currently selected file, including the file permissions (on Unix systems).

Transfer Page

The following shortcut menu options are available on the Transfer Page of the Transfer View:

  • Cancel

    To stop transferring the files, select the files that you do not want to have transferred, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Cancel option from the shortcut menu.

  • Remove

    To delete files from the queue, select the files that you do not want to keep in the Transfer page, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Remove option from the shortcut menu.

  • Retry

    To transfer again files that were not succesfully transferred previously, select the files, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Retry option from the shortcut menu. The option can also be used on transfers that were successful.

  • Delete Local File

    To remove files from the local directory, select the files that you do not want to keep in the local directory, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Delete Local File option from the shortcut menu.

  • Delete Remote File

    To remove files from the remote directory, select the files that you do not want to keep in the remote directory, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Delete Remote File option from the shortcut menu.

  • Clear Finished

    To remove completely transferred and cancelled files from the Transfer page, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Clear Finished option from the shortcut menu.

  • Export List

    To export the list into a text file, right-click the Transfer page and then select the Export List option from the shortcut menu. The Save As dialog appears, allowing you to specify the location and name of the text file. The text file will contain the path and file names of the transferred files in both the remote and local systems, and the file size, separated by commas. This option can be used to maintain a log of your file transfers.

Queue Page

The following shortcut menu options are available on the Queue Page of the Transfer View:

  • Transfer

    To transfer single files, select them, right-click the Queue page and choose Transfer from the shortcut menu.

  • Transfer All

    To transfer all the queued files, right-click the Queue page and choose Transfer All from the shortcut menu.

  • Add

    To add more files to the transfer queue, right-click on the Queue page and select the Add option from the shortcut menu. The Edit Transfer Queue dialog appears. Click the New button above the list area to type in the path to a new file to be transferred, or click the ellipsis button (...) to open a dialog for selecting files.

  • Edit

    To edit the target locations of the queued files, select a file to edit, right-click the Queue page and choose Edit from the shortcut menu. The Edit Transfer Queue dialog appears, allowing you to type in a new destination directory for the file. You can also click the ellipsis button (...) to open a file selector dialog that you can use to select the destination directory.

    You can use the Edit option for several files at the same time, but the direction of the transfer (upload or download) must be the same for all of the files.

  • Remove

    To delete files from the queue, select the files, right-click the Queue page and choose Remove from the shortcut menu.

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