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Subject: Re: Renaming photos

Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 18:31:38 +0100

Hi again,

Try this:

As you can see I'm using the but I have added a hyphen (-) and then a custom date format. If you do not want to do this every time it is possible to change the default date format in the "advanced" section of the settings.

// Dan

Louis wrote:
> Dan,
> I used your suggestion to create a custom rename, but it's not quite what I'm looking for.
> You suggested " " and that gives me the ISO date format. I'm looking for a more condensed version: YYYYMMDD-HHMM-SS. I've reviewed the information in the "date reference" appendix, but it does not quite explain the format I should use.
> Sorry to bother you, but if you can unravel this for me ...
> Thanks!
> Louis
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Louis
> Date: Nov 13, 2008 2:55 PM
> Subject: Fwd: Re: Renaming photos
> To: *****@*****
> >>> RL Vision <*****@*****> 2008-11-12 1:12 PM >>>
> Hi,
> To get hold of the exif info you need to use . Next to input fields that can use tags is a little button with an arrow pointing right. Click on this to show all available tags, including the ones for exif info.
> The easiest way for you is to simply use the "Free Format" function and enter this into the input box:
> " "
> I think that this will match what you are looking for. For more advanced ways of formatting dates, please read the manual in the "Date Reference" appendix.
> Good luck!
> // Dan
> Louis wrote:
>> Hi Dan,
>> I'd heard good things about your product and just downloaded it last night. I like it. Unfortunately, I can't figure out if it can do the one thing I need. I want to rename my photos based on the Exif info. It can do that, but I have no options as to the format. I want to name my photos using YYYYMMDD-HHMM-SS.* or something similar. Can Flashrenamer do this in one pass?
>> Thanks!
>> Louis

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