Missing YYYY-MM folder option

Asked by AndriusWild on 2017-02-05

Hello,

I was looking for YYYY-MM or YYYYMM folder option and could not find one. I was wondering whether there is a reason for that or simply nobody ever asked for it.

I use
YYYY/YYYY-MM
with some
YYYY/YYYY-MM-DD Name of event
structure.

From what I saw in a discussion on pixls.us I am not alone.

Please let me know.
Cheers,
Andrey

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Damon Lynch
Solved:
2017-02-06
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2017-02-06
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2017-02-06
Damon Lynch (dlynch3) said : #1

You don't mention which version you're using. You also don't link to the discussion on pixls.us.

In any case, ever since version 0.0.1, it's been possible to use the version scheme YYYY/YYYY-MM. You specify that scheme using the preferences, which varies depending on which version of the program you're running. Combine the date/time components with the text component of the filename.

To enter the "Name of event", use a Job Code.

AndriusWild (andriuswild) said : #2

Hello Damon,

I am on ver.0.4.11. OS is Mint 18.1 KDE.
Here is the discussion on pixl.us I mentioned:
https://discuss.pixls.us/t/what-are-your-your-directory-and-file-naming-conventions-and-why-are-they-what-they-are/2705/28

I just double checked the preferences and could not find YYYY-MM there. Please
see the attached screenshot. I went to Preferences / Photo folders (or Video
Folders) / Download subfolders / Date time / Image Date / (looking for YYYY-
MM)
Am I missing something?

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 10:03:07 PM MST you wrote:
> Your question #451504 on Rapid Photo Downloader changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/rapid/+question/451504
>
> Status: Open => Answered
>
> Damon Lynch proposed the following answer:
> You don't mention which version you're using. You also don't link to
> the discussion on pixls.us.
>
> In any case, ever since version 0.0.1, it's been possible to use the
> version scheme YYYY/YYYY-MM. You specify that scheme using the
> preferences, which varies depending on which version of the program
> you're running. Combine the date/time components with the text component
> of the filename.
>
> To enter the "Name of event", use a Job Code.

Best Damon Lynch (dlynch3) said : #3

Yes you are missing something. You are not the first to do so, however, which is why the method for specifying file renaming and subfolder generation preferences in version 0.9.0 is totally revamped.

I have updated the documentation for the version you are using to illustrate the solution to your problem:

http://damonlynch.net/rapid/documentation/help04.html#customnames

AndriusWild (andriuswild) said : #4

Damon,
Thank you for your help. The solution was way easier than I expected.
Cheers,
Andrey