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How can I get FileZille to ignore folders or files? I don't want to upload my version-control info to my web-server!

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Surely the best way in this case would be to do a svn/cvs export of your source before uploading it? That way you are sure not to upload some random svn/cvs file –  Nifle Jul 27 '09 at 16:12
Perhaps. But there are use cases beyond the two examples above. –  Michael Paulukonis Jul 27 '09 at 19:41
If you need to upload code regularly to keep backups on a client site (and they don't want to pay for something like beanstalkapp) then this filter is very important –  Click Upvote Oct 19 '12 at 19:49

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In FileZilla 3+ , click on the "filter directory listings"* button on the task-bar for a listing of existing filters to apply, edit, or add your a custom filter.

* it's the right-most button (with three arrows) in the middle-row in filter button, among others (image from http://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Using )

Detailed info on FileZilla filters

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thanks a lot, this was great info –  Gent Mar 19 '13 at 17:45

Click on View -> Filename filters (Filezilla 3.3)

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On Filezilla (3.7), toggle:

Server -> Force showing hidden files

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