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Questions says it all. I've looked in site and app prefs, but can't find anything. Seems like a no brainer for such a nice FTP app, so I gotta think I'm just missing it.

Thanks.

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I was looking for this same answer myself. I eventually found this in an FAQ list on the Panic site:

Choose Transmit → Preferences → Advanced, then click the Advanced Server Settings button. Then, check the Preserve modification dates option next to the server in question.

In my case, there were no server settings, just a "default" setting, but since I always wanted the modification dates preserved (in order to sync changes to web sites from different machines), that was fine for me.

Hope this helps.

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Can you put the files into a tar, do the ftp transfer and then untar? This way the timestamps will be preserved.

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hmmm, interesting idea, but don't think would work for me as I synch often and with large sites. taring all the files kind of defeats the purpose of the selective sync. Thanks for the idea tho. –  evanmcd Aug 6 '10 at 13:43
    
can you use scp instead? it has a -p option to preserve timestamps? –  bryan Aug 6 '10 at 13:49
    
haven't seen any gui scp clients that do synching, and don't think you can do it via the command line... can you? –  evanmcd Aug 9 '10 at 13:26

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