Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#5166 new Feature request

Completely hide the local directory pane

Reported by: gyll Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: antitoxic@…
Component version: Operating system type:
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Because FileZilla supports drag-and-drop, i thing it woulod be a neat option to have a button next to the two "Toggle display for the local/remote directory tree" with "Toggle display of the local file borwser" which would hide *both* the directory tree and the file list of the local file system.

Rationale: in this way i can add in the registry a new action "FileZilla..." attached to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\Shell" and to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell" which would simply open the FTP client window without the local file browser view, and then i can just drag-and-drop files and folders from explorer (or nautilus or whatever) to/from the remote FTP window. I think it's such an easy thing to do that it'd worth the half-an-hour effort.

Change History (5)

comment:1 by gyll, 11 years ago

Additionally (and somehow complementary) to the suggestion above, it would also be neat to have a command line option to open a specified path *in the local file system*.

Rationale: as described in the suggestion above, this would allow various options of integrating FileZilla with file manager right-click, e.g. open a specified folder on the local file system when starting FilzeZilla.

comment:2 by Richard Reijmers, 11 years ago

I'd like this feature also, love FileZilla, but not at all using the local filebrowser!

comment:3 by endian, 11 years ago


comment:4 by Robert W, 10 years ago

Operating system type: Windows

+1 - will we ever see this feature? It's pretty much getting in my way (I'd like to see the remote browser fully expanded).

comment:5 by Anton, 9 years ago

Cc: antitoxic@… added
Operating system type: Windows

+1 That would be great on any operating system.

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