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  • Copy(or get) timestamp of a specified file for "touch" operation

    Hi there:

    I found the "touch" feature recently, and found it help my daily works.

    But, can you add a feature to get the timestamp of some specified file then later on I can use this timestamp to touch some other specified file (on the same side, or the opposite side) just like using "last touch".

    Thanks.

  • #2
    Hello Jack,

    Could you go into further detail on how you would use a Copy/Paste Timestamp command?
    Aaron P Scooter Software

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    • #3
      I've also wanted to be able to do this on numerous occasions. Let's say that Iv'e recompiled three different utilities, and I want all three utilities to have the same date and time as the last one that was built. It would be ideal if I could copy the timestamp from the last one built, then choose the "last touch" option on the touch dialog to apply the same timestamp to the other two files.
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      • #4
        As my imagination: Maybe
        1. You can have a "Copy Timestamp" on each side, if there's just one file selected (on either or both sides).
        2. Then make a new "radio" option on default fields of "Used Copyed Timestamp".
        3. Keep that timestamp available until some other "Copy Timestamp" replace it.
        Last edited by jackting; 22-Jun-2009, 12:25 AM.

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        • #5
          Thanks. I've added your suggestion to our Customer Wishlist.
          Aaron P Scooter Software

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