Naming format when auto-saving screenshots

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Drahken
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Naming format when auto-saving screenshots

Post by Drahken » Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:19 am

Currently when you turn on xnview's screen capture function & have it save the screens to a folder, it names them "capture_[date-code]_[time(?)-code].png". This isn't very useful. It would be much better if xnview took the filename from the title of the window the shot is being taken of (maybe with the old naming format as a fallback for fullscreen shots or when xnview can't get the window title for some reason), or if we could select the naming format on the screen capture dialog alongside choosing the folder. (The latter of course would require the use of variables in the name. Obviously ## for the number, and perhaps ones like %date% to include the date or %title% for the window title. It would also be helpful (although not necessary) to include the ability to select a start at number, in case people take shots in multiple batches & want the numbering to pick up where they left off.)
In the case of taking the name from the window title, I think the date & time stamps should remain in the name, and just replace "capture" with %window-title%.

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