Tools - Settings - File/folder operations - Tab General



Delete

The following settings are offered for the deletion of files and folders:

  • Use Windows
    If this setting is checked, an item is deleted as in "Windows Explorer".
  • Use FreeCommander
    If this setting is checked, the deletion is performed via a FreeCommander dialog.
  • Use external program
    If this setting is checked, items will be deleted by an external program. This program and its parameters can be edited here.

Copy

The following settings are offered for the copying of files and folders:

  • Use Windows
    If this setting is checked, an item is copied as in "Windows Explorer".
  • Use FreeCommander
    If this setting is checked, the copy is performed via a FreeCommander dialog.
  • Use external program
    If this setting is checked, items will be copied by an external program. This program and its parameters can be edited here.
    Example: C:\tools\Ultracopier\ultracopier.exe cp "%ActivSel%" "%InactivDir%"

Move

The following settings are offered for the moving of files and folders:

  • Use Windows
    If this setting is checked, an item is moved as in "Windows Explorer".
  • Use FreeCommander
    If this setting is checked, the move is performed via a FreeCommander dialog.
  • Use external program
    If this setting is checked, items will be moved by an external program. This program and its parameters can be edited here.

Copy/Move with Vista and higher - if "Use FreeCommander" is active

If "Use FreeCommander" is selected under Copy or Move, the operation method can be selected, if the used operating system version is Vista or higher.

  • Use FreeCommander method
    If this setting is checked, the operations are performed via a FreeCommander dialog.
  • Use Vista method for not local drives (may be faster)
    If this setting is checked and not local drives are affected, the operations are performed via a method provided by Microsoft up from Vista.
  • Use Vista method for all drives
    If this setting is checked, the operations are always performed via a method provided by Microsoft up from Vista.