[Digikam-users] Batch rename and prefix vs suffix

Mikolaj Machowski mikmach at wp.pl
Sun Jul 19 10:11:00 BST 2009

On Sunday 19 July 2009 08:00:42 Tim Jenness wrote:
> The Batch rename kipi-plugin looks exactly what I need to be able to rename
> all my videos to include a timestamp (since videos don't usually get
> metadata like that [although AVCHD files do] and exiv2 can't write
> anything) *except* that it only seems to allow me to prepend the original
> filename to the date rather than append the file name. The reason I want to
> prepend the date is so that normal filesystem listings will easily sort the
> files in date order. Appending the date to the original does not give me
> correct sorting properties. Am I missing something really obvious or should
> I submit a patch?

In future Batch Queue Manager will be used for such tasks in digiKam where you 
have full control about renaming.

Although I suspect patch would be welcome by all kipi-plugins users outside of 
digiKam :)


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