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#1 bclarke@geekteam.com

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Posted 04 October 2003 - 07:32 PM

How do I configure SmartFTP so it will connect to one of my Favorites automatically when I start the program?

Thanks,

Bill

#2 Louie

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Posted 04 October 2003 - 09:07 PM

This can be done, by using a command line switch via a SmartFTP shortcut.
For more info, use ("C:Program FilesSmartFTPSmartFTP.exe" /?) for target.

By the way, I have no clue if you are a registered customer, since you did post
in the "Premium Support" forum, without supplying your Registration Data.

#3 bclarke@geekteam.com

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Posted 04 October 2003 - 11:04 PM

Sorry, didn't see that I was supposed to include reg. info in my post. I thought there might be a form element when I registered on the BBS. My ID is 400002225.

Thanks for the help!

#4 Louie

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Posted 04 October 2003 - 11:47 PM

No problem :wink:

I hope using a command line switch value, such as:
"C:Program FilesSmartFTPSmartFTP.exe" ftp://lm:test@195.141.90.6/logs/archive
was sufficient on what you were looking for.

#5 bclarke@geekteam.com

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Posted 04 October 2003 - 11:55 PM

"C:Program FilesSmartFTPSmartFTP.exe" URL ftp://username:password@host:21

isn't working for me. It just opens SmartFTP with a local browser.

I created a shortcut on my XP desktop using that path (with my account info, of course). You mentioned "a command line switch via a SmartFTP shortcut". Does SmartFTP have an internal shortcut feature? I looked around and didn't see anything.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Bill

#6 bclarke@geekteam.com

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Posted 05 October 2003 - 12:11 AM

Duh. :roll:

Got it. I took out the "URL". It worked. ;)

One odd thing. :?: When the session launches, the local and remote windows tile horizontally (perfect!). But, the left pane of both windows is shrunk and unusable without manually resizing both and horizontally scrolling. Any way to freeze the widths of the panes on start?

Thanks again.

Bill

#7 Louie

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Posted 05 October 2003 - 01:01 AM

The saving of the "window panes" for FTP servers, was only just introduced.
In the official build of 979. So please make sure you are running up to date.

Tools > Update Check -> "Upgrade"

You will also need to add the site(s) to your Favorites.
Then the window pane location and size will be saved.

I hope this was the answer you were seeking!