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Disable Space Warning?


Jebus

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Apologies if this has been requested already, but the search didn't bear any results except many, MANY posts about disk allocation ;)

Could we please get an option to disable the space warning on adding new torrents? I honestly can't see any real use for it, as I can't imagine anyone being so unaware of their storage status that they actually need a warning, but I suppose it might be semi useful for new computer users, which is why an option to disable it would solve both issues.

My usage habits include a rolling influx of torrents to a particular location that will either be deleted soon or moved to another location, so the space warning serves no purpose except to create an extra step (and annoy me ;)). I don't know about others but I rarely start a torrent as soon as I grab the .torrent file itself, and instead place it within the queue and prioritize based on available space and such, which again makes the warning superfluous (and annoying).

Jebus

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" I don't know about others but I rarely start a torrent as soon as I grab the .torrent file itself, and instead place it within the queue and prioritize based on available space and such, which again makes the warning superfluous (and annoying)."

I agree 100%. That's happens often.

It doesn't even check if the torrent is 100% complete before it throws a warning. Having a product that trains users that it's okay to ignore its warnings isn't well-designed.

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The developers ... bane is to remove any dialog without taking it out all-together. If you check in the 1.8 dev thread/changelog they removed the dialogs for torrent creation on > 1000 files. However they have not and have no plans to remove the scam dialog (one other gripe of people ... who seem to roam networks alot) and the crash dialog (which people who have unstable computers don't like to see instead of fixing their problem).

And those dialogs aren't even useful in my opinion. The disk space dialog is very useful in cases where you may forget your limited disk space. Your situation is unique surely, in that you're constantly rotating but you're better off keeping a minimum of space free or adopt a system where you won't get the dialog... turning off always show dialog of files inside torrents, or always show dialog on manual add.

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That's ridiculous. Are you seriously trying to say "it's hard to put in an option for dialogues"? Like the one that asks for a confirmation on deleting torrents? Or the one asking to confirm closing the app?

If you're going to make shit up, at least try not to sound like you're making shit up.

Regardless of how unique my situation may be, I'm certain the majority of users who have ever seen that dialogue have:

1. Been well aware of their current drive capacity.

2. Been annoyed.

I'd even venture to say it likely happens semi-regularly to them.

Again, I'm not asking to have anything removed. I'm asking that there be an option to disable a useless dialogue. And honestly, why do you even care? Do you believe that by the devs adding this option in, the app will cause the world to destroy itself? Does it even effect you in the slightest if it's implemented? Does the thought of someone not being annoyed really bother you so much? Would it take more than 5 minutes for a dev to implement something so simple?

The real bane of a developer is annoying the user by trying to force them to do things the way they think it should be done instead of respecting the user to be able to make decisions for themselves (yes, even if it means they shoot themselves in the foot). I don't know what your motivation is in being negative about this, but you're not doing the devs any favours by shitting on something as simple as an option request. You're simply making them look aloof and inaccessible to the general userbase. At the least you're making this forum look like any suggestions or requests will be met with disdain and rancor.

Good job.

Jebus

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I'm asking the opposite: will the option "stop downloading when the free disk space is less than ..." be implemented?

I'm well aware of my current disk capacity and I know that using a disk with less that 10% of free space isn't a good idea, but utorrent doesn't have and option to stop filling the disk till it dies :D

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