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  • Extremely Long FTP Profile List

    Why does every account need an FTP profile if they are just using the default settings? As I use Beyond Compare to compare local and remote websites via FTP, now that I have over 100 accounts set up my FTP profile list is just as long. 99% of the time all my accounts use the default profile, but occasionally I'll have to override a setting such as active vs. passive mode, and to do that I have to scroll way down the list to find the edit button.

    Obviously this is not tremendously important as it is not really a bug, just an annoyance. I just don't see the point of every FTP account needing it's own profile, unless some setting overrides the default.

    My $0.02

  • #2
    The profile is where we store persistent passwords, so effectively every one of your accounts does override the default. I agree that the interface could be improved, but that's the reasoning behind it.
    Zoë P Scooter Software

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    • #3
      Ok, thanks. Just keep it on your "wish list" for me please

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      • #4
        FYI, if you change your default profile, your other profiles should automatically get the changes for any setttings that "Use default".
        Erik Scooter Software

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