Cannot figure out how to use Name template

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fabfrances
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Joined: Sun Jun 23, 2024 11:21 am

Cannot figure out how to use Name template

Post by fabfrances »

HEllo,

Very new to XNView, I wanted to use the rename function to rename pictures with format "YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS"

So basically using the exif data from the picture formated as:
- Year on 4 digits
- month on 2 digits
- day on 2 digits
- underscore sign _
- hour on 2 digits
- minutes on 2 digits
- seconds on 2 digits

Then leave the extension as it is.

And I cannot figure out how to enter the name template, if I enter YMD_HMS, it is just showing name as YMD_HMS
I have tried to put brackets like [] and {} but it is just showing the same with the brackets..

Thank you for your help in advance
Kind regards
fabfrances
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Jun 23, 2024 11:21 am

Re: Cannot figure out how to use Name template

Post by fabfrances »

Ok I have found out finally...

So in case someone needs it, the naming is working with "variable" first as for example "Creation Date", then the format in the below form:

{Creation Date [Ymd_HMS]}

Doing so it will take the exif data of when the picture was created, then format it by your template

Hope this helps

Thanks