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reddwarf4ever
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number extension for same date files

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Same date files have a suffix number 01,02,03 etc....is thewre a way of putting these in brackets thanks
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Re: number extension for same date files

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you can use 'Batch rename'
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Re: number extension for same date files

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That's not the question
I know I can use batch rename
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Re: number extension for same date files

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So what is your question if you want to add brackets in file names without using rename function ?
You mean "Change timestamp" ?
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Re: number extension for same date files

Post by reddwarf4ever »

Ok
If there are multiple files with the same date, they get renamed
21/06/2024-
21/06/2024-01
21/06/2024-02
21/06/2024-03

So I want to add brackets to 01,02,03
Hope that's clearer

Thanks
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Re: number extension for same date files

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sorry, I misunderstood and also made a mistake
The problem is to rename files using a date field ?

> Batch rename , using the first field "name template"
for example {Creation Date [Ymd]}
.. gives the file names you describe ok


You can use {Creation Date[Y/m/d]}-[##]
With start =1 and step =1
You will get
21/06/2024-[01]
21/06/2024-[02]
21/06/2024-[03]
21/06/2024-[04]

if you rename more than 100 files, use ### ...
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Re: number extension for same date files

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michel038 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:57 am You can use {Creation Date[Y/m/d]}-[##]
With start =1 and step =1
You will get
21/06/2024-[01]
21/06/2024-[02]
21/06/2024-[03]
21/06/2024-[04]
Just a bit confused ---
Would not using [Y/m/d] yield 2024/06/21 instead of 21/06/2024 ?

Also, I don't think Windows will allow me to use the slashes \ | / in filenames.
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Re: number extension for same date files

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Right, there are mistakes in my post :?
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You can use {Creation Date[Y-m-d]}-[##]
With start =1 and step =1
You will get
2024-06-21-[01]
2024-06-21-[02]
2024-06-21-[03]
2024-06-21-[04]

... abandoning the French date format [d-m-Y] makes sorting by date much easier