for Macintosh is a program which can be used to transfer files from
your Mac to the UTORweb server; this is also called uploading
files to the UTORweb server, and in the case of Web pages, publishing.
Fetch also allows renaming files, creating directories, and other
manipulations of the files you have at the UTORweb server.
uses the FTP protocol, which is widely used to transfer files from
one computer to another on the Internet. Trivia: FTP stands
for file transfer protocol.
is made available for use by a student or employee of a public or
accredited private school, college, university or academy under
Softworks Educational License.
you have a copy of the program, install it by double-clicking the
Fetch 4.0 Installer.
to UTORweb and Transfer a File:
Double click on the Fetch icon to
start the program.
2. A New Connection dialog should appear -- if it does not, choose
New Connection... from the File menu.
3. Provide Host (individual.utoronto.ca), User ID (your UTORid)
and Password (your UTORweb password) information. Click OK.
your UTORid must be enabled to use the UTORweb service. (Your UTORid
is not the same as your email address, e.g. not firstname.lastname@example.org.)
If you know your email address and need to know your UTORid or to
examine your UTORid options please visit www.utorid.utoronto.ca.
Files to UTORWEB
you have successfully logged into UTORweb, you will see a window
similar to the one below.
beginning a transfer, make sure that Mode and Format
are set to Automatic.
the Put Files... button. A Macintosh Open window will
appear. Locate and select the file you wish to transfer. Click Open.
Put dialog will appear - click OK.
transfer multiple files, use drag 'n drop. Select the files to be
transfered, then drag them over the Macintosh Open window and drop
achieve the reverse; that is, transfer your web pages from the web
server to your Macintosh, select the appropriate file and click
the Get File... button. A Save dialog will appear.
Choose a destination for the file and click OK to begin the
Quit from the File menu to exit Fetch.
you save a file to the "private" folder it will not be
accessible by others. This is a good place to store documents which
you would like to access later, possibly from a different location.
For example, you could save your wordprocessing document, spreadsheet,
etc. at a University public workstation and then access it from
your home PC or a different University workstation later.
save your file outside the "private" folder then it becomes
accessible to everyone. For example, if you name your file sample.html,
it will be accessible from any browser using the URL http://individual.utoronto.ca/terrylee/sample.html;
the "terrylee" portion of the URL is one you chose when
you activate your UTORid for use with the UTORweb service. If you
are uncertain what your URL will be see www.utorid.utoronto.ca.
The special file called index.html is accessed from a browser using
http://individual.utoronto.ca/terrylee (known as the "home"
page.) The "http://" portion of the URL can be dropped
in most browsers.
or Rename aFile
you will need to delete or rename files, images etc already on the
UTORweb server. To delete or rename an item, follow these steps:
Login to UTORweb with Fetch and select the file, image, directory
etc that you wish to delete or rename.
2. To delete: select Delete Directory or File from the Remote
menu. Fetch will ask you if you are sure you want to delete - click
Delete or Cancel as appropriate.
3. To rename: select Rename Directory of File from the Remote
menu. A dialog will appear - type in the new name and click OK.
more information (FAQ and Troubleshooting Tips), visit Fetch
updated September 2001
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