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HOW TO: Show hidden files in my FTP client?
To configure your FTP client to show hidden files depends on your ftp client. Instructions for some FTP clients can be found below. If your FTP software doesn't appear below, please consult the instructions of your FTP client or contact your FTP cleint provider.

CuteFTP
Step 1: Go to Sitemanager.
Step 2: Choose the connection and click edit.
Step 3: Make sure filters is checked.
Step 4: Press the filter button towards the bottom.
Step 5: Check [Enable remote filters (Server applied filter)]
Step 6: In the box below add -al
Step 7: Hit apply, now log in with that connection.

WSFTP
Right click on the connection before logging on, select "properties", then select the "startup" tab. On this screen you shall see a box that says "Remote file mask". In this box place "-al", then log in.

In Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver won't display hidden files in Site View. You can either use another FTP program or you can use your filemanager.

Fetch
Step 1: Open the Preferences.
Step 2: Click on the 'Misc' tab
Step 3: Click on the 'Obscure Options' popup menu.
Step 4: Check the 'Send LIST -al to UNIX servers'

Filemanager
Step 1: Go to www.yoursite.com/fileman/fileman.cgi?
Step 2: Select the 'web' folder
Step 3: Select Preferences from the tools menu.
Step 4: Tick the 'File Display' -' Do you want to show hidden files?' checkbox (NB: The directory will refresh showing the hidden files.)
Step 5: You can then delete / copy / move the file using the Commands menu.

Transmit
Step 1: Open the Preferences.
Step 2: Click on 'Files' in the Toolbar.
Step 3: Check the box that says 'Show all Hidden Files."

FTP Voyager
Step 1: Select a profile in the FTP Site Profile Manager.
Step 2: Click on the 'Advanced' button.
Step 3: Select the category 'Connection'.
Step 4: Enter "-la" in the Extra LIST Parameter.


LeechFTP
Step 1: Run Leech FTP
Step 2: Select "File", "Options"
Step 3: Select "Transfers" tab
Step 4: In the "List Command" box enter "LIST-a" (no quotes)
Step 5: Click "Accept"
Step 6: Log in and view directory, all is well.

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