It's time to retire FTP... Consider transferring files over SSH/SFTP. Fugu is a really good (open source) visual SSH client that offers a similar two-pane interface to DW http://rsug.itd.umich.edu/software/fugu/ HTH -- David Oceanic Sky New Media http://oceanicsky.com On Apr 27, 2004, at 7:18 AM, Diane Soini wrote: > I'm about to either throw my computer (Mac) out the window or march > down and buy a new one (they make them with 1.33mhz processors for > less than I paid for this 500mhz one). But maybe I should save money > and try something else first. > > I use Dreamweaver, but only for the Site Files view for FTP-ing files. > I like having the visual ability to see the files on both the local > and remote sides. The problem is, when I switch back and forth between > applications I often must wait staring at that silly spinning > beachball for what seems like minutes. Or, if there is an error > FTP-ing files I have to wait what seems like minutes just to get the > error message to go away. I can go in the kitchen and get coffee while > this is going on. > > I know that built in ftp with Terminal is a fine solution, but I find > it a little inconvenient trying to remember where I am in the > directory tree all the time. It's too easy for me to make a mistake > and upload a file to the wrong place. > > Are there any free ftp programs I could use instead that are similar > to the Dreamweaver interface that you recommend? I also don't much > care for BBEdit's ftp because I can't just select a multitude of files > and upload them with a single click, or at least I have never figured > out how to do that. > > Diane > > -- > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and > archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, > evolt !