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Dynamic Naming

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If you want more control where files will be downloaded and how they should be named, you can enable Dynamic Naming on the Synchronization tab.

Instead of entering a Windows foldername where files are downloaded, you use a special syntax, using {tags}, to set the full name of downloaded files.

Example:

C:\Downloads\{dt-yyyy}{dt-mm}{dt-dd}\{extension}\{filename}

When the file /root/subdir/somefile.txt is downloaded, it will be stored as

C:\Downloads\20170601\txt\somefile.txt

any missing directories will be created automatically.

The table below lists all {tags} you can use. The example values are

{tag}NotesExample value/Usage
{dir} The full directory of the downloaded file.
/root/monitored/sub1/sub2
{monitoreddir} The full directory that is monitored by this task
/root/monitored
{relativedir} The directory of the file starting at the monitored directory.
Note: this will be empty for files detected directly in the monitored directory.
sub1/sub2
{firstdir} The first subdirectory below the monitored directory.
Note: this will be empty for files detected directly in the monitored directory.
sub1
{parentdir} The name of the directory where the file is found.
sub2
{filename} The name of the detected file.
somefile.txt
{filetitle} The name without extension of the detected file.
somefile
{extension} The extension of the detected file.
txt
{originalfull} The complete path of the detected file.
/root/monitored/sub1/sub2/somefile.txt
{originalrelative} The complete path, starting at the monitored directory, of the detected file.
/sub1/sub2/somefile.txt
The date and time variables below are based on the "last modified" timestamp of the file as reported by the FTP server.
{dt-yyyy} The year including the century.
2017
{dt-yy} The year without the century.
15
{dt-mm} The month.
07
{dt-dd} The day.
31
{tm-hh24} The hour (24 hour clock)
13
{tm-hh12} The hour (12 hour clock)
1
{tm-ampm} The am/pm of the hour.
PM
{tm-mm} The minutes.
50
{tm-ss} The seconds.
56