RC2: Acquire into...

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RC2: Acquire into...

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Just downloaded RC2 in order to see if any improvements have been made to the "Acquire into..." function. Sad to see that it is still the same.

The dialogue should enable one to build unique filenames based on various criteria, like custom timestamp and sequencial numbering (as currently, but should be that the numbers can be placed anywhere in the filename).

Probably the best and easiest would be to use placeholders, similar to the date() function in PHP. For example:

"scan-%Y%m%d-###"

where "%[Y|m|d]" is self-explanatory and "###" is a placeholder for autonumbering.

Lastly, the autonumbering should have the options to overwrite, fill-in any gaps or to start at the end of any existing files in the directory.

Oh, and obviously one should be able to save the template - at least as the default to use.

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I am afraid that it's too late for 1.82.
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Dreamer wrote:I am afraid that it's too late for 1.82.
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And if the target file format supports EXIF, the ability to write standard info to the files automatically. For example, when I batch scan a roll of negatives it would be nice if the resulting TIFFs already contain the basics such as author / owner / creator, camera make and model, etc.
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It will also be great if one could automatically apply "transformations" to the acquired images, instead of first scanning and then having to use "Batch Convert".
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