Re: Back-up Log File Names - How to simplify


g4wjs
 

On 24/04/2020 17:51, Gary Smetana wrote:
Hi Dave & the Group,

Request for help:  Re-name Back-up files of the DXkeeper log.

My latest Back-up Log file, created automatically (when I closed the App. last night) @ 1:48::04 UTC is:           

                  W1EBM jan 30 2020_2020-01-31_02-34-51_2020-04-15_01-09-12_2020-04-24_01-48-04

And I  created a new Back-up, a few moments ago, @  16:33::40 UTC:

                 W1EBM jan 30 2020_2020-01-31_02-34-51_2020-04-15_01-09-12_2020-04-24_16-33-40

These names seem overly long & complex, with multiple dates & times.

Can future Back-up files be automatically named something simpler, like:     W1EBM <date & time of the back-up> ?

What is the procedure for simplifying the name of future Back-up Files ?

Thanks & 73,
Gary  W1EBM

Hi Gary,

it looks like you have chosen to open a log backup as your main DXKeeper log some time in the past. If you intend to substitute a log backup, perhaps because of an unrecoverable issue with your current log, then you should copy and rename the backup to <callsign>.MDB before selecting it as your current log in DXKeeper.

The backup file names are created by adding date and time information to the current log file name.

73
Bill
G4WJS.


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73

Bill

G4WJS.

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