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1 – The color of the tag in the project list. This can help you highlight projects by importance or by other principle.
2 – The project name. It is displayed in the main window. Note that projects with identical names are not allowed.
3 – This option prevents the deletion of files in the destination folder if they are not found in the source folder. Be careful, with this option!
4 – The Consider modification date option is needed for the situation when the destination folder contains a newer version of a file than the source folder. Select this check box if you don't want to overwrite the newer version.
5 – Exclude files. While comparing and synchronizing the content of two folders, the program can disregard files of the specified type. You can also create a custom pattern to exclude files.
6 – An option to mount network drives automatically. This option can be disabled if the remote or external drive is (or can be) physically disconnected (e.g. a USB drive). To check the ability to mount the network drive, unmount it in the Finder and click the Mount button here.
7 – Activate the automatic backup creation when the destination disk is mounted.
8 – Automate file synchronization according to the time schedule.
A folder added to your project may contain some files wich you don't want to back up. The Exclude tool can help you automatically exclude such files.
You can choose a predefined file type or create your own pattern. To do this, activate the By pattern option and select a file you want to exclude. For example, if you select a report.txt file and choose the "the same extension" option, all .txt files will be excluded.
A pattern can contain a file name or extension, or both. Several patterns can be combined to create a complex rule.
To add a pattern: