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fischerdf

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how to exclude files when creating torrent
« on: November 08, 2018, 06:06:31 am »
Hello,

I've just started using qBittorent & have a question. How do I exclude certain files when I select a folder, when I create  a torrent? I don't see any option to do this. I have tried selecting a file instead, but selecting a second file merely replaces the original rather than adding to it.

My goal is to select just the mp3 files in my folder & to exclude any .rtf or .txt files

I am running Win 10, QBT V 4.13

Can someone help with this?
« Last Edit: November 08, 2018, 06:08:47 am by fischerdf »

mike20021969

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Re: how to exclude files when creating torrent
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2018, 07:31:50 am »
How do I exclude certain files when I select a folder, when I create  a torrent? I don't see any option to do this. I have tried selecting a file instead, but selecting a second file merely replaces the original rather than adding to it.

My goal is to select just the mp3 files in my folder & to exclude any .rtf or .txt files

Interesting. I can't figure out how to do that either.

A workaround would be temporarily moving the unwanted files out of the folder first.
Then add folder to create the torrent. Once done, put the moved files back in.

fischerdf

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Re: how to exclude files when creating torrent
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2018, 12:36:30 am »
Yes, that's what I've done but it's a bit time-consuming. Sometimes I also accidentally have a leftover .ini or .db file from Win XP & I can't delete it or the torrent will end up 99%. Well, I'll have to search a bit more or try another just to create torrents. QBT is fast in most ways so I don't want to give up entirely.

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Re: how to exclude files when creating torrent
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2019, 04:18:01 am »
Were you able to figure out an alternative? I have to create some torrents where moving the files is simply not feasible

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Re: how to exclude files when creating torrent
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2019, 11:49:12 pm »
In Win10 set the file/folder properties to hidden and qb won't add it to torrent.

Would be a good idea to add that info to the Torrent Creator window.
« Last Edit: August 08, 2019, 11:51:13 pm by ostaxin »

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Re: how to exclude files when creating torrent
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 07:54:35 am »
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