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Resolving File Conflicts

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SmartSync Pro provides several options for resolving file conflicts. A conflict happens when the same file has been modified on both the Source Folder and the Destination Folder. There is an option in SmartSync Pro to handle file conflicts automatically or to prompt you for an action every time there is a conflict.

 

The Resolving File Conflicts dialog has the following controls:

 

Item

Description

Name

The file name.

Src. Folder

The source folder of the file.

Operation

The operation to perform on the conflicting files. There are several options:

Rename - Each file will be copied under a new name FileName " [2]" FileExt. For example: file "Invoice.doc" will be copied as "Invoice [2].doc". You should manually merge these two versions of the file.

To Destination - Replaces the file in the Destination folder with the file from the Source folder.

To Source - Replaces the file in the Source folder with the file from the Destination folder.

Copy Latest - Compares the file time from both locations and replaces the older file with the newer file.

Skip Copying - Skips making any changes and doesn’t replace any files.

Dest. Folder

The destination folder of the file.

Src. Modified

The file time in the Source folder.

Dest. Modified

The file time in the Destination folder.

Src. Size

The file size in the Source folder.

Dest. Size

The file size in the Destination folder.

Rename, To Dest >, < To Source, Copy Latest, Skip Copying

Assigns the respective operation to selected files.

Select All

Selects all files in the file list.

Deselect All

Clears selection in the file list.

 

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