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Last post Author Topic: DONE: Change (sub) folder(s) date based on newest/oldest file in the folder  (Read 75747 times)

dcwul62

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@4wd - long time no talk - hope you are fine.

In Opus v.12.0.4beta  I noticed that setfoldate does not redate the folder
the same way as in v11

=Opus v11=
Opus v11


=Opus v12 beta=
SetFolDate on Opus v12

Any suggestions?

Thanks
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« Last Edit: April 17, 2016, 02:01 AM by dcwul62 »

4wd

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Any suggestions?

Yes, repeat after me:

"SetFolDate is a program that has nothing to do with a script, which is actually what I'm talking about."

Apart from that, I haven't installed DOpus 12b because I don't have one of these:

roundtuitback.jpgDONE: Change (sub) folder(s) date based on newest/oldest file in the folder

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@4WD
I am using this tool (very) often. It works fine in 99,9% of the cases.
The 0,1% is -my- mistake...

Say, I have files like
blablabla-01-28022018 110001.jpg
blablabla-02-28022018 110022.jpg
blablabla-03-28022018 110031.jpg

it will create folder named blablabla

when such folder already exists, it will run into an error - rightfully so.

however, if I am doing this for, let;s say, 100 files or so, I need to hit 'esc' 100x times.

i wonder whether it is possible to adjust the tool in that way that in case a folder already exists,
then that folder should be used.

if it is too much work, too complicated, whatever, forget it.


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Sounds like a good idea.

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it will create folder named blablabla

SetFolDate <- Modifies dates of folders, DOES NOT create folders

You need to be explicit because I don't use the program, you're probably the only one who does, I want to know exactly how you're using it.

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Hello again,

I have attached 2 video files.

The first video shows how things are going when everything is fine.

SetFolDate-01-How it should go-2018-03-17_075841.wmv


In the 2nd video:
- there already exists a folder (that normally SetFolDate would have created)
- but in that folder there are already 2 files, copies  of files that SetFolDate is going to 'handle'
so, when SetFolDate is working, it stumbles over existing files and report an error, rightfully so.
in case of a few files (a few warnings), no problem, but in case of many files.... you have to click 'Skip' many times.

Is there no way to force SetFolDate to overwrite existing files in such a case?

Second video: SetFolDate-02-Crash_2018-03-17_080530.wmv

Thanks