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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #50 on: January 06, 2014, 04:20:17 PM »
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v1.1.1 - 2014-01-05
    + Added option to add a "(1)", "(2)", etc., to the end of duplicate folder
      names.  (Thanks, Kevin H.)
    + Added a note to the help text that if you use Unicode characters in your
      text file, to make sure you're saving it in UTF-8 format.
    * Moved the "Send to" menu shortcut creator option from the menu to the
      Options tab.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #51 on: January 17, 2014, 04:03:10 AM »
awesome app~

it would be nice if it recognize number range :-*

for example:
Sc01\S01
Sc01\S02
Sc01\S03
Sc01\S04
Sc01\S05

to

Sc01\S[01-05]

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #52 on: January 19, 2014, 06:49:12 PM »
it would be nice if it recognize number range :-*

Hi, zwow, and welcome to the DonationCoder site.  I think your request might be a little out of scope for this app.  However, if you're interested, I can show you how to easily create such a list using my List Numberer application.  You could then paste said list into Text 2 Folders.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #53 on: January 20, 2014, 03:01:55 AM »
yes pls show me how you do it. i had downloaded but no idea how to use it

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #54 on: April 28, 2014, 09:56:41 PM »
Hello,

New to the DonationCoder and to Text 2 Folders here. Like some others, I'm a photographer and creating the same set of folders for each event I shoot is tedious. Using Text 2 Folders, I can create a root folder and have the subfolders I use in an event created, without having to go through one-by-one and type in the names.

I do have a question though: is there any way to create subfolders with the root folder's name as a prefix?

A typical event for me will look like:
Root folder: yyyy_MM_dd-[event type]-[client name]
Sub folders: yyyy_MM_dd-[event type]-[client name]-[image type]

For example:
2014_04_28-wed-smith
   2014_04_28-wed-smith-reject RAW
   2014_04_28-wed-smith-master RAW
   etc.

The only way I have been able to attach the date/event/name prefix is to copy and paste it in to the front of my \[subfolder] in the text file or in the manual entry within Text 2 Folders. Eliminating the copy/paste of the root's name would be a huge time saver.

Thanks in advance! It's wonderful to have a accessible program like this with a responsive community working around it.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #55 on: April 29, 2014, 12:17:55 PM »
Hi, nosch455, and welcome to DonationCoder.   :)

is there any way to create subfolders with the root folder's name as a prefix?

Not currently, no.  However, something like this shouldn't be too hard to add.  Let me see what I can do.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #56 on: May 26, 2014, 09:09:06 PM »
Hey skwire, were you ever able to add in an option for a root folder as a prefix?

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #57 on: May 27, 2014, 11:28:37 PM »
Apologies, nosch455, this slipped my mind.  How about if I make it so you could use "$root" as a token to do what you want.  For instance, based on your above example:

Root folder: yyyy_MM_dd-[event type]-[client name]
Sub folders: $root-[image type]

Of course, I would strip the "c:\" portion of the root path.  Would that work for your purposes?

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #58 on: May 31, 2014, 12:33:19 AM »
That sounds perfect. Thanks!

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #59 on: June 01, 2014, 04:55:17 PM »
That sounds perfect. Thanks!

Here's a beta build for your testing:  http://skwire.dcmembers.com/apps/text_2_folders/Text2Folders_.zip

Enable the option in the Options tab.  Also, to keep consistency with the %ts% token, I used %rp% instead of $root.  Please give this a test and let me know if it works how you envisioned.  If it passes muster, I'll promote the build and release it.  Thank you and apologies for the delay.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #60 on: June 02, 2014, 11:15:08 AM »
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Please give this a test and let me know if it works how you envisioned

It's nearly perfect (and already saving me a ton of time). The only thing I would change is, as of right now, using the %rp% token gives the full folder structure, starting at the drive/partition.
For example: my folder structure for a shoot this past weekend goes:
Y:\
   PHOTOS
      2014
         2014_05-May_2014
            2014_05_31-wed-[client name]

Then the various subfolders within the 2014_05_31-wed-[client name] folder. When I use the %rp%, it includes the "PHOTOS"; "2014"; "2014_05-May_2014" bit inside the "2014_05_31-wed-[client name]" folder when I set it to the root. Any way to bypass this? If not, I'm fine with just dragging the newly created folders back into the "2014_05_31-wed-[client name]" folder and deleting the old string. It's still saving me a lot of time by automating it.

Again, thank you so much! this is immensely helpful.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #61 on: June 02, 2014, 03:38:58 PM »
Hmmm...now I'm a bit confused as to what you're requesting.  I've sent you a PM...   :D

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #62 on: January 06, 2015, 10:42:32 PM »
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v1.1.4 - 2015-01-06
    * When clicking either browse button, the resulting file/folder dialog will
      automatically navigate to the saved path (if present). (Thanks, Rob H.)

v1.1.3 - 2014-06-02
    + Added a new %rp% root path token.  Click the Help button next to the option
      for a full explanation.  (Thanks, nosch455)
    * When browsing for the root folder, you can now create a new folder within
      the folder select dialog.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2015, 02:04:40 PM by skwire »

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #63 on: January 07, 2015, 02:04:29 PM »
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v1.1.5 - 2015-01-07
    ! The "Show folder after run" option wasn't saved correctly.
      (Thanks, Rob H.)

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #64 on: February 15, 2015, 02:43:58 PM »
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v1.1.6 - 2015-02-15
    ! Trailing tabs caused folder creation failures.  (Thanks, Clutch)

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #65 on: December 01, 2015, 07:46:45 AM »
Hello,

i like your app very much. Could you tell me if following customisations would be possible:
- decide in the config file if the button "text file" or the button "manual" should be the standard
- decide in the config file if after starting the app the button create folder is automatically clicked and the app is automatically shut down?
  this would help because i have to write the same folder structure again and again!

Maybe this is possible
Thanks!!!!


EDIT: I found the option to add something to the command line
I tried to add this to a link to the .exe and added the root path , a input file and the [-q]

The -q didn't work in that way. And also a problem is the root path: I added the link to the send to and want to ann the structure to the right-clicked folder.
But if i have defined a root folder that dowsn't work!!!

Could you have a look at this?
« Last Edit: December 01, 2015, 08:25:03 AM by binichnich »

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
« Reply #66 on: December 07, 2015, 04:54:27 PM »
Just wanted to say that I've been using «Text 2 Folders» on Windows 10 a lot lately, and everything works perfect.

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Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file
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