Posted: 2014-06-26 23:00
I'm copying a complex, remote directory tree to my work windows machine.
I Select the folder and drag it to my local computer. I release the left mouse button, WinSCP gives me 2 options:
- Copy here;
I select "Copy here".
The files are copied, but the sources are deleted.
As far as I've learned and know from my 10 years of hitting the keyboard:
1. COPY: copy the files and leave the source in place;
2. MOVE: copy the files and delete the source.
It's not an actual bug, but an interface inconsistency that can have dire consequences.
Yes, I have seen the window prompt "Download and delete", but I have selected COPY in the first place and I expect the software to not change it's mind mid process.
Using WinSCP 5.5.4 on Windows 7 Pro.
Location: Prague, Czechia
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