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The Web Client is divided into two parts: Toolbar and Directory Listing.

 

1.Toolbar contains the buttons to perform various utility functions.

2.Directory Listing gives a list view or thumbnail view of files and directories.

 

Here is the general layout:

mainwindow

 

 

Below is a summary of the toolbar functions:

 

Button Icon

Function

Hotkey

Description

parent

Go to the parent directory

Backspace

Change the current directory to the parent directory by clicking this button. For example, if your current directory is /home/document, clicking the button will change the current directory to /home.

home

Go to the home directory

Home

This button will bring you to the home directory directly.

refresh

Refresh directory listing

F5

Refresh the current directory listing by clicking this button.

upload

Upload a file

Ctrl + U

Use this button to open an upload window from which you can browse your local machine for the file you want to upload, then click the "OK" button to start uploading.

download

Download a file

Ctrl + D

Click this button to download files that have been selected.

newdir

Create a directory


Click this button and input the name for the new folder, then click the "OK" button.

delete

Delete a file or directory

Delete

Click this button to delete the file or directory selected.

searchfile

Search for files


You can search files recursively using exact filename matches or wildcard matches.

list

View directories in list mode


This button only shows up when the current view is in list mode, click it to change to thumbnail view mode.

thumb

View directories in thumbnail mode


This button only shows up when the current view is in thumbnail mode, click it to change to list view mode.

goto

Go to the specified directory

Ctrl + G

Use this button to change the current directory to any directory you specified.

geturl

Create a Web Link


Create a direct web link for file sharing, you can also set the limit number of download and expiration date.

addlink

File Request Link


You can request files with just a link, you can also set the upload password or expiration date.

rename

Rename a file or directory

Ctrl + R

Select a file or directory, click this button and enter the new name in the pop-up window, then click the "OK" button to complete.

cut

Cut a file or directory

Ctrl + X

Click this button to cut file or directory selected.

paste

Paste a file or directory

Ctrl + V

Click this button to paste the file or directory that was cut shortly.

edit

Edit a text file


Click this button to open the online text editor to view or modify the text file that you have selected.

newtxt

Create a new text file



compress

Compress a file(folder)



uncompress

Uncompress a zip file







ico_help

View help document


Click this button to open the online help document for Wing FTP Server's Web Client.

ico_pass

Change password


Click this button to change the password for the current user account. This button is only available when the administrator has enabled this feature.

ico_quit

Logout


Click this button to safely terminate your web session.