FileType Property

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Applies To Objects

FileTransfer

Description

Returns or sets the mode to use to transfer the file.

Syntax

object.FileType

Element

Description

Object

The FileTransfer object.

 

Comments

The following values indicate FileType Constants.

Constant

Value

Description

xFILETYPEAUTOMATIC

0

Uses automatic file type processing based on the file name extension and file scanning options.

 

xFILETYPEBINARY

1

Send files in binary mode. Typically, binary files are object code or executable files.

You may also need to issue the Set File Type Binary command on the remote Kermit.

 

xFILETYPETEXT

2

Select this option to send files in text mode. When receiving files, single LF characters are converted to CRLF. When sending files, you can select the end of line character. See Send End Of Line As under Send Options in the File Handling page.