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Add Recursive File Permissions Option in Cpanel File Manager, and Editable TextField

Keygen shared this idea 23 months ago
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Pretty self-explanatory. We need an option to do this. Could be a simple checkbox in the popup window that is set for the session or each time it opens.

[ ] change permissions recursively

It's also quite annoying not being able to just type in the number code for permissions. Having 3 boxes that are uneditable... meh. You can just give us an option in settings for "Simplified Permissions," or "Advanced Permissions," or whatever you like, so when the popup opens, we can have a single text field we can type in. You can leave the checkboxes and have them auto update if you like. Plenty of apps do this and have for years.

Point being, most of us can type 3 numbers faster than clicking checkboxes when we know what we want.

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For context for the conversation, I believe this is the "Change Permissions" interface you are referring to? (attached)


I admit my hesitation to add recursion here would be that end-users may have quite a mess to clean up if something was applied unintentionally recursively. That is a personal reservation, though, and I remain open to the community's opinion on this idea.

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