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« Reply #175 on: November 06, 2014, 05:45:02 PM »

Superb, I have 2 more suggestions:
3. Remember the last text in the text field (make it as option in ini probably?)
4. If you type in the text field, select first radio button automatically
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« Reply #176 on: November 06, 2014, 06:36:17 PM »

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    + The first method's edit field contents are now saved.  (Thanks, Rockets)
    + Typing into the first method's edit field automatically sets the first
      method's radio button.  (Thanks, Rockets)
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« Reply #177 on: November 15, 2014, 10:26:04 AM »

Hello. Would it be possible to add a feature to find common text between files and use that as an name for the folder?
eg we have  files
[Chemistry] Workbook 01.rar
[Chemistry] Workbook 02.rar
[Chemistry] Workbook 03.rar
So the new folder is named [Chemistry] Workbook.
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« Reply #178 on: November 15, 2014, 11:21:27 AM »

personally i think xd's idea is a nice one and I'd like to have a shell extension that could do that.  select a bunch of files, right-click, and it finds the common prefix (or suffix), makes a folder based on it, and moves files into it.
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« Reply #179 on: November 15, 2014, 09:48:38 PM »

Hi, xd1986k, and welcome to the DonationCoder site.   smiley

Hello. Would it be possible to add a feature to find common text between files and use that as an name for the folder?
eg we have  files
[Chemistry] Workbook 01.rar
[Chemistry] Workbook 02.rar
[Chemistry] Workbook 03.rar
So the new folder is named [Chemistry] Workbook.

This is doable.  However, in your example, technically, the common text would be "[Chemistry] Workbook 0" right?
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« Reply #180 on: November 15, 2014, 09:57:14 PM »

Ah that's an interesting point..
Technically you are right.

I guess it would be nice to (or have options to):
1. trim any digits off the end of the common prefix found
2. and/or not include any partial word (unless it is the FIRST word)
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« Reply #181 on: November 15, 2014, 10:48:11 PM »

I guess it would be nice to (or have options to):
1. trim any digits off the end of the common prefix found
2. and/or not include any partial word (unless it is the FIRST word)

And the hairiness starts...   undecided
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« Reply #182 on: November 19, 2014, 08:13:32 PM »

I think it is better to add a new option to ini file - autofill first field from any filename. It is much easier to edit autofilled value, than to write AI for this simple app.
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« Reply #183 on: November 20, 2014, 09:05:29 AM »

One more thought:

You have an option called "Method=". You can code "Method=0" or "Method=-1" to enable autofill and disable "FolderName="
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« Reply #184 on: April 05, 2015, 07:43:35 AM »

And 1 more suggestion:
autopaste a new name from a clipboard (and make it optional in ini)
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« Reply #185 on: June 09, 2015, 06:42:41 PM »

Hello !

Thank for your App ! Very helpfull !
I have the following question :
I created hundred of folder with Files 2 Folder (great app.) but they all created with the current date.
Is there a way to configure the program (config.ini ??) so that folders can be created with the source files date ?
Thanks in advance for reply.
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« Reply #186 on: June 10, 2015, 04:37:20 AM »

I created hundred of folder with Files 2 Folder (great app.) but they all created with the current date.
Is there a way to configure the program (config.ini ??) so that folders can be created with the source files date ?

just in case Skwire cannot help directly, here is a possible solution:
DONE: Change (sub) folder(s) date based on newest/oldest file in the folder
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« Reply #187 on: June 10, 2015, 09:48:25 AM »

Is there a way to configure the program (config.ini ??) so that folders can be created with the source files date ?

Hi, zramdt, and welcome to the DonationCoder site.  In regards to your question, no, there currently is no way to make Files 2 Folder work that way.  However, please do check out the application that tomos referred to as I think it's designed to do what you want.

just in case Skwire cannot help directly, here is a possible solution:
DONE: Change (sub) folder(s) date based on newest/oldest file in the folder

I was going to suggest that program, too, tomos.
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« Reply #188 on: June 10, 2015, 03:32:21 PM »

Hey guys !

Thank you very much for your help and the kick answer.
It work exactly like excepted !

- Files2Folder to get the directories
- SetFolDate for adjusting date of each folder

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