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Instant saving (a 1-click saving)




File Handling
16 years ago
a year ago


(Reporter: Herve FOUCHER, Unassigned)


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16 years ago
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; WinNT4.0; en-US; rv:0.9.4+) Gecko/20011002
BuildID:    20011002

This new feature would be usefull for people who want to save lots of files to a
default directory.

Enhancement request:
Save a remote file by clicking once

Ctr+MB3 save the file linked under the mouse cursor without asking anything to
the user.
In Edit>Preferences..., add an entry for the instant saving directory.

Reproducible: Didn't try


16 years ago
Component: XP Apps → Browser-General
-> File Handling
Assignee: pchen → law
Component: Browser-General → File Handling


16 years ago
Summary: Instant saving (a 1-click saving) → [RFE] Instant saving (a 1-click saving)
a valid RFE - marking NEW
Ever confirmed: true

Comment 3

16 years ago
We're not going to do this in the near term, sorry.  There are features under
consideration that might assist, though (e.g., save page with images/links).
Target Milestone: --- → Future
Bill: I think you may be misunderstanding the reporter's request. As I
understand it, the reporter doens't want to save the page/links, but rather he
just wants to be able to open the Save Dialog without having to select "save to
disk" on the help-app-dialog first.

Comment 5

16 years ago
From the reporter: no, I really want to _download_ the file without asking 
anything to the enduser to save time when we have to download several files
on a FTP server for example (but also via HTTP of course).

Comment 6

16 years ago
No, I just considered the *reason* for the request.  Saving lots of files (in
the case there are links to all of them in one place) would be much easier if
the "save page and links" feature were there.

Comment 7

16 years ago
Bill, I hope you are not saying that the user will have to save _all_ files
linked to a page if he wants to download 10 of them.

Comment 8

16 years ago
Of course not; one always has the choice to click, choose "save to disk", and
enter a file name.  10 times.
Bill: Perhaps the reporter is asking for functionality to avoid the Save-As
dialog box altogether, so that he could save the first file normally (with a
Save-As dialog box) and then subsquent file-saves would assume the location of
the previous file.

Reporter: Is that about right?

Comment 10

16 years ago
I understand; I am just trying to throw the reporter a bone by offering the
potential benefit of this other new feature.

Comment 11

16 years ago
Alex: Yes, your proposal is a very nice accommodation. Ctrl+MB3 would save the 
link in the same place as previously saved file. Sounds good to me.

Bill: Saving a web page with its images/stylesheet is obviously also a good 
feature but it is not (IMHO) the idea I submitted here.
QA Contact: sairuh → petersen

Comment 12

15 years ago
does this conflict with the one click sale patents ;-?
Summary: [RFE] Instant saving (a 1-click saving) → Instant saving (a 1-click saving)

Comment 13

15 years ago
Do think so. BTW, the bug (new feature) is 1-year old. This would be really nice
if someone accept it and propose a resolution. I hate the save-as dialog box
when saving tons of files on a FTP or HTTP server.

Comment 14

14 years ago
Any chance of seing this resolved in Mozilla 1.6 ?

Comment 15

14 years ago
Drag & drop saving of link targets would be great.

Comment 16

14 years ago
This should be the same as Opera:
Just choose "Quick download" in the link right-click menu
Assignee: law → nobody
QA Contact: chrispetersen → file-handling


a year ago
Component: File Handling → File Handling
Product: Core → Firefox
Target Milestone: Future → ---
Version: Trunk → unspecified
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