Folder Sync Commands

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Following is a description of the Folder Sync commands, in addition to the common commands.  Most of these commands are available as toolbar buttons.

Pick Tools > Options and switch to the Toolbars, etc. page to define your own keyboard shortcuts, and hide or expose commands on the menus and toolbars.

The Session menu

Save Session

Saves the current session.

Save Session As

Saves the current session under a new name.

Session Settings

Opens the Folder Sync Session Settings dialog.

Locked

Locks or unlocks current session.


Clear Session

Replaces the current view with an empty Folder Sync.

Swap Sides

Exchanges the left and right base folders.

Folder Sync Info

Displays sync statistics.


Run Sync

Performs all sync actions.

Compare Base Folders

Opens a new Folder Compare session based on the current base folders.


Compare Parent Folders

Opens a new Folder Compare session based on the parent folders of the current base folders.

The Actions menu


Leave Alone

Changes sync operation to leave alone.

Copy Right to Left

Changes sync operation to copy right to left.

Copy Left to Right

Changes sync operation to copy left to right.

Delete Left

Changes sync operation to delete left.

Delete Right

Changes sync operation to delete right.


Open Folder / Close Folder

Opens or closes the selected folder in the comparison.


Open Subfolders

Opens the selected folders and all their subfolders.


Close Subfolders

Closes the selected folders and all their subfolders.


Set as Base Folder

Sets the selected folder as the base folder on its side of the comparison.


Set as Base on Other Side

Sets the selected folder as the base folder on the other side of the comparison.


Set as Base Folders

Sets the two selected folders as the left and right base folders in this comparison view.  (To open them in a new view use Open in New View instead.)


Open

Opens selected items in a new comparison view.  If the items are files, the view type is determined by the file format list.  If exactly two items are selected, they will be compared to each other (whether or not they are across from each other) in the new view.  If only one item is selected it will be compared to the item across from it, if it exists.


Open With

Opens selected files in a new view using a specified type of file session, or opens the selected items in an external application, as defined in "Open With" Applications.  Note that the Folder Sync view is not automatically updated if the items are modified by the external application.


Open With >

 Associated Application

Opens selected files with the associated application.

Open With >

 Text Edit

Opens selected files with the built-in text editor.

Open With >

 Text Patch

Opens selected files with the built-in patch view.


Exclude

Excludes selected file, or type of file, from the current session.


Copy Filename

Copies a list of the selected items' paths to the clipboard.


Refresh Selection

Refreshes the selected items.


Explorer

Displays the file manager's context menu for the selected item(s).

The Edit menu

Expand All

Opens all folders in view.

Collapse All

Closes all folders in view.

Select All

Selects all visible items.


Invert Selection

Selects all items not currently selected, and deselects all items currently selected.

Refresh

Refreshes open folders.

Full Refresh

Refreshes entire comparison.

The Search menu

Next Conflict

Positions at next conflict.

Previous Conflict

Positions at previous conflict.

Find Filename

Finds filename matching search string.

Find Next Filename

Finds next filename matching search string.

Find Previous Filename

Finds previous filename matching search string.

The View menu

Ignore Unimportant Differences

Treats unimportant differences as same.

Suppress Filters

Temporarily shows items that will not be affected by the sync.


Columns

Shows or hides view columns.


Legend

Displays a window that lists what the different folder colors mean.


Log

Shows or hides the log panel.


Toolbar

Shows or hides the toolbar.