Topic "Remote files deleted on transfer from Remote to Local"

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I've been using smartFTP and Filezilla for a while. I hadn't used WinSCP in a long time and decided to revisit. A lot of progress has been made. Gotta say, it has become my new favorite FTP client Smile

I'm having a small configuration problem. I want to be able to drag and drop files to my local computer. This works, but it then deletes the remote files. For some reason I can't find the setting to prevent the remote files from being deleted after the transfer takes place. Any clues?
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Thanks. It seems that sometimes drag and drop works with "Allow moving from remote directory to other applications" and sometimes it doesn't. I think that's why I turned it on at some point. Anyways, I'll have to wait and see when it stops working again and try to figure out why.

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