YYYYMMDD date format please

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YYYYMMDD date format please

Postby adam.tester » Sun May 08, 2011 12:30 pm

Great product, even if it looks a little like a WIndows 3.1 app!
But I desperately need to prefix using a date format of YYYYMMDD.
(You provide only YYMMDD, so 2001 gets truncated to 01 and thus sorts before 1999 (as 99))
The YYYYMMDD is THE international standard date format set out in ISO 8601.
I promise to make a donation if you fix this.

ciao
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Re: YYYYMMDD date format please

Postby Stefan » Sun May 08, 2011 9:24 pm

adam.tester wrote:Great product, even if it looks a little like a WIndows 3.1 app!
But I desperately need to prefix using a date format of YYYYMMDD.
(You provide only YYMMDD, so 2001 gets truncated to 01 and thus sorts before 1999 (as 99))
The YYYYMMDD is THE international standard date format set out in ISO 8601.
I promise to make a donation if you fix this.

ciao
Adam


Hi Adam, i fixed that for you.
BTW, the donation button is over there >>> http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Donate.php


Here is how it works:
For "Auto Date(8)" Rule check the "[X] Cent." field too to get full YYYY year incl. century.


See BRU help
Using the Application > The Main Screen > Auto Date - Add various dates to the filename, in various formats

The "Cent." flag is used to indicate whether or not you would the year to be represented with two digits or 4 digits.



If that feature where not there you could use "Custom" format with "%Y%m%d" to get YYYYMMDD

or you could had just use additionally "Add(7) Prefix '20' " to add the century your self.

Thank you very much for supporting the project.

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Re: YYYYMMDD date format please

Postby Admin » Mon May 09, 2011 1:31 pm

Thank you Stephan, your dedication to helping people on the forum is very much appreciated ! :)
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