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  1. could use offline storage for select folders

    It would be great if expandrive could selectively sync folders from online to offline locations. Similar to how Google and One Drive natively work.

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    • Fixed mount point

      Its quite frustrating to restart my computer to find applications which are trying to access folders inside dropbox to stop working because expandrive has mounted dropbox under a different mount point, now everything which is written to the old mountpoint doesnt sync and expandrive doesnt tell me what has happened, so often I find out a week later that nothing on dropbox is sync'd because its not even saving into the right location.

      if expandrive cannot mount at the place that I ask it to, then it should raise an error for me to investigate, not automatically fix the problem,…

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      • Better fallback options when file names fail (special characters, too long, etc).

        Fallback options when file names are too long or have special characters
        (1) Truncate to longest possible length
        (2) Map bad characters to alternate characters
        (3) Make zip file that contains the errant file name or directory and copy that instead
        (4) At a minimum, generate a user-friendly exception list/log of problematic files that contains the entire path so that they can be manually transferred.

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        • Support Windows 10 Creators Update

          ExpanDrive v6.0.13 fails upon opening network drives, regardless of their types (tested with Amazon Cloud Drive and SFTP drives)

          https://gyazo.com/3082c0e5a99ef0d0af67fdebc07c81bf

          ExpanDrive v5.x works fine though.

          The log follows:

          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: host=[omitted for privacy]
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: authMethods=agent,keyboard-interactive
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: username=[omitted for privacy]
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: -volname=[omitted for privacy]
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: name=[omitted for privacy]
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: type=sftp
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: -type=sftp
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: exfs=true
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.662Z - info: stdio: -exfs=true
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.663Z - info: stdio: -id=[omitted for privacy]
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.663Z - info: stdio: id=[omitted for privacy]
          2017-07-30T21:36:34.663Z - info: stdio: mountPath=Z: …

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          • Droplr

            Please, plan integration with Droplr

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            • Follow links to directories in SFTP drive

              For ExpanDrive 6 on macOS Sierra, when double-clicking a link to a directory on a remote Linux server, the link doesn't resolve and open the directory to which it links. Instead, it shows as a unix executable and when double-clicked it opens a terminal window that immediately exits.

              It should instead follow the link and open the remote directory.

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              • support LiveDrive https://www2.livedrive.com/

                It is quite popular and works perfectly. Would be very cool to access the files using ExpanDrive!

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                • Support for Verizon Cloud Storage

                  It seems to be a variant of Amazon S3.
                  Verizon Cloud Storage API Reference is here: http://www.verizonenterprise.com/cloud/documentation/StorageAPIReference.htm

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                  • iDrive as additional service?

                    Is there a possibility to use iDrive as addtional drive to store files to?
                    Regards
                    Reiner

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                    • v6.x needs release notes when new version available

                      Expandrive v6.x doesn't show release notes after checking for update and finding an updated version.

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                      • ...wouldn't steal focus from my active window when I open its menu (macOS)

                        In macOS, when I click on the menu, ExpanDrive greys out the window I was working in. When I close the ExpanDrive menu, focus doesn't return to my work, so to continue typing, I have to click in the window again.

                        Other menu utilities like iStat Menus, Caffeine, 1Password, and Pulse Secure VPN do not change my window focus when I open them, and I wish ExpanDrive didn't either.

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                        • Cryptomator

                          It would be great if cryptomator was implemented. Mount Duck is a step forward in this direction !!!

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                          • log files

                            Please add this feature log for files uploaded or uploaded and if they fail
                            and edit ..

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                            • direct modification of files

                              Currently if I directly modify MS Word files from ExpanDrive, the files will collapse and cannot open anymore

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                              • Chronosync Support

                                it would be great to sync you files to Amazon Cloud Drive with the App Chronosync for Mac. If that work, you have a new Customer :-)

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                                  • Support TiVo DVRS

                                    I'd love to be able to treat my TiVos as a drive, and simply copy (or sync) recordings to my PC/Mac.

                                    There are open source projects that have filled the void left by the demise of TiVo's 'TiVo-To-Go' PC software. But they lack the ease of use that Expandrive could offer.

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                                    • Application run as administrator mode will can't see the drive-letter

                                      When run other application as administrator mode,
                                      It will can't see the drive-letter of ExpandDrive.
                                      please fix it,
                                      thks

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                                      • use existing ssh-agent if it is available

                                        On login, I use keychain and ssh-agent on my mac to cache ssh key passphrases for a period of time. It would be nice to see ExpanDrive capable of detecting a running ssh-agent process and attempt using it to authenticate before asking for any ssh key passphrase.

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                                        • Could handle filenaming errors

                                          When uploading large numbers of files to Sharepoint, a number have failed due to characters such as % and #, and leading spaces on Macs. It would be good to add an option feature to automatically rename these in some way, or at least to flag them to the user without trying to upload them. These files currently block other uploads and we have to spot this and trace them through the log file, correct, then reconnect the drive, which is a laborious process most users cannot manage themselves without support..

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