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<h1>Using &brandFullName;'s Download Manager</h1>

<div class="contentsBox">In this section:
  <ul>
    <li><a href="#what_is_download_manager">What is the Download Manager?</a></li>
    <li><a href="#do_with_download_manager">What can I do with the Download Manager?</a></li>
    <li><a href="#download_manager_options">Download Manager &pref.pluralCaps;</a></li>
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<h2 id="what_is_download_manager">What is the Download Manager?</h2>

<p>The Download Manager is a feature of &brandShortName; that allows you to
  track and manage your past and current file downloads.  It is a convenient way
  to escape the clutter of multiple downloading windows while still preserving
  access to download statistics.</p>

<p>The Download Manager will appear when you download files, when you select
  <span class="menuPath">Tools &gt; Downloads</span>, and when you press
  <span class="noUnix">&accelKey;+<kbd>J</kbd></span><span class="unix">&accelKey;+<kbd>Y</kbd></span>.</p>


<h2 id="do_with_download_manager">What can I do with the Download Manager?</h2>

<p>In addition to keeping information on all your downloads in one place, the
  Download Manager keeps convenient download actions easily accessible for each
  of your downloads.</p>

<dl>
  <dt>Pause</dt>
  <dd>You can pause any downloads currently in progress by clicking the
    <em>Pause</em> link beside the file entry.  This may be useful, for
    example, if you need to open a small download started after a large 
    download. Pausing downloads gives you the choice to decide which of your 
    downloads are most important.  When you want to continue downloading those
    files, simply use the <em>Resume</em> link to finish those downloads.</dd>

  <dt>Cancel</dt>
  <dd>If after starting a download you decide you no longer need that file, 
    canceling the download is simple: just use the <em>Cancel</em> link beside
    that file entry to cancel it and free up your connection for your browsing
    and other downloads.</dd>

  <dt>Open the File</dt>
  <dd>When a download has finished, the <em>Open</em> link will appear
    by the file entry. Use it to open the file.</dd>

  <dt>Remove the File's Entry</dt>
  <dd>If you do not wish to store information on a particular download, removing
    the entry is as simple as the click of a mouse.  Simply use the
    <em>Remove</em> link beside the file entry to delete it.</dd>

  <dt>Retry a Download</dt>
  <dd>If for any reason a download does not complete, it is easy to attempt the
    download again.  To recover from a failed download and retry it, just use 
    the <em>Retry</em> link next to the file entry and &brandShortName; will
    restart the download for you.</dd>

  <dt>Show Download Folder</dt>
  <dd>If you have set &brandShortName; to save all downloads to a folder in
    <a href="#download_manager_options">Download Manager &pref.pluralCaps;</a>,
    you can open this folder by clicking the <em>Folder Name</em> at the
    bottom of the Download Manager window.</dd>
</dl>

<h2 id="download_manager_options">Download Manager &pref.pluralCaps;</h2>

<p>The &pref.plural; for the Download Manager are accessible by opening the
  Downloads section of the <em>Main</em> panel in the &pref.pluralCaps; window.
  They allow you to change several downloading &pref.plural;.  More information
  regarding the various &pref.plural; is available in the <a
  href="prefs.xhtml#downloads">&pref.pluralCaps; page</a>.</p>

<div class="contentsBox"><em>12 September 2006</em></div>
<p>Copyright &copy; &copyright.years; Contributors to the Mozilla Help Viewer Project.</p>

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