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Use VLC to watch movies before they're fully copied
Authored by: simonpie on Jan 23, '09 09:54:04AM

Vlc is also very tolerant of partially downloaded files via html. It is also probably the most stable reader for partially downloaded bittorrent flies.

By the way, there is no moving of files over network. Everything is a copy.



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Use VLC to watch movies before they're fully copied
Authored by: Michael.Massing on Jan 23, '09 11:09:39AM

To the side point: Copying is the default behavior volume-to-volume; the override for move is triggered by adding the option key. This appropriately mirrors the behavior for intra-volume moving, where moving is the default and the option key turns the move into a copy. Not quite the same as "there is no moving of files over network". Best to all, M.

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Command key
Authored by: MJCube on Jan 25, '09 08:29:28PM
the override for move is triggered by adding the option key.

I puzzled over this for a while and I think you meant the Command Key. Dragging items from one volume to another will copy; the Option key doesn't change that. But adding the Command key will simulate a file move, where the original is deleted as soon as it's been copied.

Of course it's still a copy-&-delete even though it looks like a move, and that was simonpie's point. I'm not sure what the anonymous tipster was referring to there.

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Command key
Authored by: Michael.Massing on Jan 28, '09 12:38:06PM

My bad on both counts: thanks for the correction and clarification. Best, M.

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