All files which are
being or were downloaded with Internet Download Accelerator are placed
in a download list.
A download list is kind of a table with the following fields:
You may select the
columns you want to be displayed (enable or disable them) by clicking
on the columns area using the right mouse button. By holding the left mouse button and dragging columns you can rearrange them. If you click Default from the menu you will revert to the default column order. The Grid menu item allows you to show/hide the grid in the download list.
Download status and the name of a file being downloaded are displayed.
Status can be one
of the following:
- pausing, erroring.
Here you can see the information on resume support, current download status,
and percentage of the file which is already downloaded.
- resume supported;
- resume not supported.
The size of a file being downloaded.
Total size downloaded.
Approximate time to the finish of download.
Current download speed.
Total download time.
Date and time of file adding.
Destination folder for saving file.
An example of a download
Sorting the download
By clicking on a column title you can sort the list in either ascending
or descending order. Sorting order is displayed as an arrow in the column
To sort the list by addition date, extension or priority choose the appropriate
item from the "Downloads" -> "Sort list" menu.
records in the download list
To increase the efficiency of work with a download list you can select
a number of records at a time. This can be done by clicking on the records
while holding Ctrl or Shift. keys pressed.
Selected several records
you can perform operations on them as if they were one record. For example,
you can start, pause, schedule, restart or delete all selected downloads
at a time.
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Besides, you can change the properties of the selected downloads: category,
folder for saving, description, login and password for site access, limitations.
with mouse and keyboard
Selected one or several downloads in the download list, you can easily
drag them anywhere in the list with your mouse. Also you can move downloads
along the list by using the Alt+"up arrow" and Alt+"down
arrow" hot keys. With this feature you can easily control the
order of downloads start.
Copying downloaded files to the selected folders on the disk (drag&drop)
While holding Ctrl button you can drag selected downloaded files into the folders in Windows Explorer. With this feature you can easily copy downloaded files to the folder you want.
If you click on a record in the download list the context menu will appear
which gives you fast access to the most common operations which can be
performed on a download. Depending on the context some of the menu items
can be disabled.
Search by file
Using alphanumeric keys you can search for the file by the first symbol
of its name. Clicking the key once more will find a next file starting
with that symbol.
There are the following information is displayed in the status bar: the URL of the selected download; the page from which you have added the download (Source/Referer); download indicator (only while download is in progress); download speed control (if Manual speed mode is enabled); the number of active, queued and suspended downloads; the total download speed.
- URL and your browser will open the download link. This may be useful if you want to get new link to the file from a file service, for example Rapidshare, if download cannot be finished due to an error.
- Source and your browser will open the page from which the download has been added. This may be useful if you want to get a new link to the file from a file service, for example Rapidshare, if download cannot be finished due to an error.
- Speeds and choose the desired speed mode.