Change File(s) Date and Time


Change the time of the files or folders, include created time, last modified time.

Parameters

  • Source

  • Specifies a full-qualified path and filename. The standard Microsoft MS-DOS wild cards are permitted in the file-name position. Multiple file names may be specified by separating entries with a semi-colon. For example: c:\documents\*.*, c:\documents\*.doc;*.jpg;*.inc. It will have unpredictable results, if you use the relative paths.

  • Exclude mask

  • Specifies one or more source file names which don't move at this operation. Each file name must be terminated by a single semicolon, and standard Microsoft MS-DOS wild cards, such as "*", are permitted in the file-name position. The wild cards name "*.*" does not allowed.

  • Match case

  • Specifies whether the search finds the source files which names match the case of characters in the Files or folder name exactly.

  • Include sub-folders

  • Specifies whether the search extends to the sub-folders of the Source folder.

  • Modify time that the file was created

  • With this option selected, a new time can be set on the file or folder. If the option is unchecked, the time will not be modified.

  • Modify time that the file was last modified

  • Changes the files' modified time. If the option is unchecked, the time will not be modified.

    Tips:

  • If you'd like to change the time only, you may specify a time string to the parameter, also, you may specify a date string to the parameters to if you'd like to change the date only.
  • Notes:

    The time parameter can take a variety of formats. For example, the following strings contain acceptable date/time formats:
    "25 January 1996"
    "8:30:00"
    "20:30:00"
    "January 25, 1996 8:30:00"
    "8:30:00 Jan. 25, 1996"
    "1/25/1996 8:30:00"

    Please note that always specifies the full year.

    Notes

    You could filter files based on the attribute settings of the source files. For more information, please refer to Attributes Filter.

    To exclude certain sub-folders, the folder name must be preceded by a backslash character \ in the field Exclude mask. For example: \My Pictures;\My Music;.