Rename files-add modified date-time

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mrwul
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Rename files-add modified date-time

Post by mrwul » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:27 am

All files that I create end with modified date-time. Each screencapture, each document. I started doing so many years ago.
When renaming for instance screencaptures, there is an option to insert date time.
Would it be possible to add a feature to rename a file and modified date is then automatically added?

In the below example I would simply enter text and modified date would automatically be added.

Right now I have to go to first character, remove existing text, leaving date-time in place and then enter new text/name.

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Re: Rename files-add modified date-time

Post by xnview » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:30 pm

so choose an item in 'insert date/time' menu, and add it automatically?
Pierre.

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Re: Rename files-add modified date-time

Post by mrwul » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:01 am

Sorry for the very late reply. Reason is that for renaming I use another tool, as the feature requested isn't available within XnViewMP.
Using the other tool, I often select multiple files (about the same subject) and rename them adding a seq# and modified date-time.
So I would get something like
Picture about shopping-01-01012020 121212.png
Picture about shopping-02-01012020 121214.png
Picture about shopping-03-01012020 121216.png
etc.

then I store them into a folder 'Picture about shopping'

Probably this can be achieved using batch rename template.
1. How to get date-time without the dashes (without the '-') ?
2. Can this template be stored under a Function button ?

Thanks.
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Re: Rename files-add modified date-time

Post by xnview » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:22 pm

you can use something like '{Modified Date [dmY]}'
Pierre.

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