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Use the Preferences command to change program behavior. The Preferences command displays the Program Options dialog box. You will find the following settings.


General Tab


E-mail addressThe e-mail address is used to fill in the password field for anonymous connections. For example, if you open the Host menu and select New, then click in the Anonymous check box, the User Name edit box is set to "anonymous" and the Password edit box is filled in with the e-mail address from this field.


Show Connect Dialog at Startup Checked this box to display the Connect to Host dialog box at startup. This allows you to select a session and click the Connect button to connect the session. If you have one or more sessions with the Connect at startup option set (Host, Connect, Advance button, Host tab, Connect at startup), you may not want the Connect to Host dialog box to appear at startup.


Show Standard ToolbarCheck this box to display the standard toolbar. Click the Customize button to display the Customize Toolbar dialog box and modify the contents of the toolbar.

"View" ApplicationSpecify the application for file viewing. This application is called when you specify the View command in the Action menu or the file context menu. The default application is notepad.exe. To select a different application, click the ... button and locate the new application.


File Types Tab


ASCII mode file extensions:  The ASCII mode file extensions are used when the file transfer mode is set to Automatic. (Action, Set transfer mode, Automatic). Files with the extensions in this list are transferred in text mode. All other files are transferred in binary mode. New entries can be added by typing the file extension in the edit box and clicking the Add button.  To delete an entry, highlight it in the list box and click the Remove button. To reset the list to the default setting, click the Defaults button.

Folders Tab


Log Files:  Specify a folder for storing log files.


Queues:  Specify the folder for storing file transfer queues.


Script Files:  Specify the folder for script files.


Session Profiles:  Specify the folder for storing session profiles.


Temporary Files:  Specify the folder for storing temporary files.