[Digikam-users] Renaming files

David Aldred nr at familyaldred.org.uk
Sat May 17 12:07:14 BST 2008

On Saturday 17 May 2008, Tauri wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Sat, 17 May 2008, David Aldred wrote:
> > However, I'd prefer to go back to fully date/time based file numbering
> > (such as  2008-01-31-15:00:03.jpg) for all my pictures.   Is there any
> > way of achieving this within Digikam?   Batch Rename doesn't seem to
> > allow me to omit a sequence number!
> It appears you can do this when downloading photos using Digikam[1], but I
> don't think the batch rename tool allows you to omit the sequence number.
> I've been using an external tool to rename my photos - I recommend the
> excellent "jhead" program for this purpose.  (Info at
> http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/jhead/  )

Thanks - that looks ideal!

> Back to Digikam - there appears to be a relevant entry in the KDE bugs
> database regarding the "batch rename" tool.  You may wish to add your votes
> or comments here:  http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=155677

Duly done!   

David Aldred

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