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- With a rightclick on free space, you can hide/enable buttons, hide/enable button text or change layout
- Some Themes:
- You can see what each of your Connections does by clicking on in the bottom right corner
- The Connection panel has 5 columns:
- #: Shows Number of thread
- Status: Speed of thread
- Action: Action of thread (Downloading / Idle / Connecting / Disabled / Connected)
- Description: Article / Failure number
- Server: your usenet server
- You can disable / enable or adding new threads with a rightclick
- statusbar shows the current status from Alt.Binz.
- You can hide/enable them by rightclicking on the unused space.
- Explanations from left to right:
- Limit: You can throttle your download here. (left click). You can choose between 0 and 100%. Don’t forget to set your max. download speed (Setup -> Connection). Note: Scheduler overwrites this setting.
- Current Speed/Speed Graph: You can see your download speed at the moment here. In the graph on the right you can see your speed in the last 2 min. the green horizontal line shows your speedlimit
- Queue size: Size of complete queue (dblclick to change display (KB - MB -GB))
- ETA: You can see here how long it will take until all downloads are finished. If you choose "eta on selected" you can see it here in blue.
- Transfered Bytes: You can see here how many you’ve downloaded. (dblclick to change display (KB - MB -GB), right click to reset)
- Free Space: Shows to you how many free space is left on drive your default download dir is located.
Tab: Download Queue
- All NZBs you want to download are in the download queue.
- NZB display is divided in: Status, Parts, Size, Subject, Poster, Age, Group, Download folder, Unrar and Execute.In the column Unrar you can see the rar symbol and the unrar folder if unrar is activated.In the column Parts you can see how many parts your NZB has. For example "49f/7p" means the NZB contains 49 parts and 7 repair files (PAR2 files).
- Unpause: Click to unpause the marked NZB(s).
- Pause: Click to pause the marked NZB(s).
- Move selected to top: Moves selected NZB(s) in front of the queue.
- Move selected up: Moves selected NZB(s) one position up.
- Move selected down: Moves selected NZB(s) one position down.
- Move selected to bottom: Moves selected NZB(s) to the bottom of the queue..
- Join: Joins selected NZBs to only one NZB.
- Split: Splits selected files from one NZB to a new one.
- Collapse all: Hides all files from all NZBs, only NZBs are now visible
- Expand all: Shows all files from all NZBs.
- Rename group name: Click to rename a NZB.
- Export to NZB: Exports the selected NZB as a file to your default NZB folder.
- Change download folder: Changes the download folder for all selected NZBs.
- Play: Plays the selected NZB if possible (please look at Setup->NZBplay for detailed infos).
- Execute Command: Click to Set a command, which will be executed after download/checking/unraring. You can see the command in the execute column
- Unrar: Click to activate unraring for the selected NZBs. (target is your default download folder or folder you set the nzb to unrar to)
- Do not Unrar: Click to deactivate unraring for the selected NZBs.
- Set password: If a NZB needs a password to unrar, then you can set it with this option.
- Change unrar folder: Click to change the unrar folder.
- Filter: You can filter subjects including/excluding (press the green plus to toggle) the word you type into the field.
- / expand/collapse: Here you can expand/collapse a NZB.
- All options can also be chosen with a right click on one or more NZB(s).
- Additional options with right click:
- ETA on selected: Eta for selected NZB will be shown in statusbar on the bottom for ca. 3sec
- Delete archives after unraring Toggles deleting after unraring for selected NZBs (overwrites setting in setup->unrar, for selected NZBs))
- Toolbar visible: Hide/Show toolbar in download queue
- You can see the unrar target here. The different icons stand for:
- This icon means that PAR2 set is marked for future unraring.
- Unraring of all rar sets from PAR2 set in progress.
- At least one of rar sets from PAR2 set failed unraring (damaged archive, file already exists...)
- All rar sets from PAR2 set are successfully unrared.
- The first number shows the current number of blocks from the PAR2 Set. The second number is the needed number of blocks for this set.
- Par2 Set
- The name of the Set. The different icons stand for:
- PAR2 set is incomplete (not enough blocks)
- PAR2 set is incomplete, but there are enough recovery blocks to repair it.
- Repairing of PAR2 set in progress
- PAR2 set is checked & ok. Unraring will start shortly or is already finished.
- Repairing of PAR2 set failed (99% par2.exe did not find enough blocks, Alt.Binz is able to detect more blocks then par2.exe. Either download manually a few more blocks, or repair with QuickPar. Check the log for the reason why the repair failed)
- You can see the Progress here:
- If the PAR2 Icon is red then you can't see anything there.
- Repair will start in a few minutes.
- Repair is in progress.
- Repairing is done, Alt.Binz prepares for unraring
- Everything went fine. Your download is complete.
- Note: If the file is big it can take some time to repair und unrar!
- All relevant infos what Alt.Binz does can be found here. If you have problems with Alt.Binz don't forget to copy needed lines to your bug report.
- You can set options for logging under Setup -> Log
- This tab is only for selecting groups for XPAT search.
- This is not header downloading!