The General tab of the Options dialog contains the following options:
Show Welcome Message
When selected, TurboFTP will show the welcome message sent by the FTP server
after a connection is established.
Links on Unix operating system can point to files or folders. This option
tells TurboFTP how to handle the links on Unix FTP servers.
When unselected (default): if a link is identified, it is tested as to whether
or not its name contains an extension. If it does not have an extension,
it is assumed to be a folder. If it does have an extension, it is considered
When selected: if a link is identified, TurboFTP attempts to change directory
(pwd) to that link. If successful, it's considered a folder. If not successful,
it's considered a file.
Initial Local Folder
You can specify which initial local folder to be displayed at the Local
Browser Pane when TurboFTP is started. This will be applied to all sites
in the FTP Site Address Book
if not otherwise specified.
Text File Viewer
Here you can specify application to open text files. If left empty, the
associated application of your windows system will be launched. The default
will be notepad.exe.
Here you can specify application to open HTML files. The default will be
You can specify whatever email address you would like to use for an anonymous
You can choose one of three types of action at the program's startup:
Launch Quick Connect dialog
Launch FTP Site Address Book
Log file name
Here you can specify the file path of the log file. All messages in the
Log Window will be logged in this file with a time stamped added at the
beginning of each message. Check the [Log to file] check box below to enable
this feature. Enable [Max Log File Size] and provide a maximum size in MBytes
to have TurboFTP back up the old log file when its size exceeds [Max Log
File Size] and start the logging with a new file (file name unchanged).
Since TurboFTP will write on the disk file whenever taking an FTP action
and thus will slow down the speed, it is recommended to have this feature
enabled only when necessary.
You can click on the View button on the right side to open the current log
file with your preferred [Text File Viewer].
You can clear Local Bookmarks, Quick Connect History, and Recently Visited
List by clicking on the corresponding button.