How to Navigate and Sort Files using File Manager
This article gives guidance to Rescue technicians.
Navigate and Sort options are accessed via a drop-down menu on the File Manager toolbar. Shortcut keys are available for each item.
Note: The host computer's files are displayed in the right frame, the client computer's in the left. Use the Tab key to switch between the two frames.
|Option||Shortcut (Windows client)||Description|
|Refresh||F5||Refreshes the folders on both the client and host computer.|
|Up||Backspace||Moves up to the parent directory.|
|Drive list||Ctrl+Backspace||Displays the available root drives on the selected computer.|
|Select left drive||Alt+F1||Click to select the disk drive you want to view in the left pane of the File Manager window.|
|Select right drive||Alt+F2||Click to select the disk drive you want to view in the right pane of the File Manager window.|
|Go to folder…||Ctrl+G||Click this item to open a box where you can type the name of a specific folder or directory you want to view.|
|Sort by Name||Ctrl+1||Sort the directory contents by file name.|
|Sort by Type||Ctrl+2||Sort the directory contents by file type.|
|Sort by Size||Ctrl+3||Sort the directory contents by file size.|
|Sort by Date||Ctrl+4||Sort the directory contents by the date files were last modified.|
|Show…||Select Show folders for all users, Show hidden files, and/or Show system files in any combination.|
Tip: Click to change between the local and the remote disk drives on the left/right pane of the File Manager window (the shortcut is Alt+1 and Alt+2).
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022