View as text file
October 1, 2007 1 Comment
One of the seldom used features of DC++, that’s still quite useful, is the ability to view any text file’s content, directly in DC++. You can enable it by selecting “View as text file”.
What this does is that the file is opened, DC++ creates a window for the file, and outputs the first 65536 characters. When I checked the changelog for references, the only entry for this feature was that the limit was “32k”. However, the number above is what’s in the current DC++ source code, with the Smartwin change. So, the number may be “32k” on older version of DC++; I haven’t checked.
Do note that this feature mean that DC++ is trying to open a text file, and display the content. If you select eg an audio file, you’ll get undefined results, and you’re on your own.