[Digikam-users] Batch rename and prefix vs suffix

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 11:25:03 BST 2009

2009/7/19 Mikolaj Machowski <mikmach at wp.pl>:
> 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 kipiplugins users outside of
> digiKam :)

As Mik said, use Bugzilla, in kipiplugins/batchprocessimages section,
to post a patch against svn trunk code :



Gilles Caulier

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