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If I am mistaken if this is already the case I apologize. I do most of my work on a Linux system and use Filezilla to often upload my work, unfortunately I sometimes open a few files on my Windows PC when that is available and it messes up newlines completely. When I reopen them after being saved in Windows it becomes a garbled mess with no newlines.

Is there a plugin or option for Filezilla or a client you know of that will detect and take care of saving newlines automatically? It would save a lot of worry from having to dos2unix and unix2dos ALL the time.. and forgetting giving me consequences etc.

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Just change your transfer type to Auto or ASCII and newline translation should be automatic.

  • Alright, thanks. I assumed not because this one time I tried on Windows using an online ftp (net2ftp), that possibly doubled the issues removing all the newlines hense my confusion. – John R. Dec 4 '10 at 14:21

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