Write an applescript

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $40
  • Entries Received: 1
  • Winner: subroutine

Contest Brief

Write an applescript that will search a mounted device for photos and find out which ones have not been copied previously to a folder in the pictures library named after the month and year the photos were taken and copy them into the relevant folder.
would like it delivered as a script that can be double clicked to run. Happy for it to prompt which mounted device to select from to start searching.

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Public Clarification Board

  • subroutine
    • 10 years ago

    Hi there, can you just confirm the naming convention of backup folder names please. i.e are they named January_2013 or January 2013 or 2013_January or 2013 January. Thanks

    • 10 years ago
    1. timbo83
      Contest Holder
      • 10 years ago

      they are named in the format of "2013 - January"

      • 10 years ago
  • ajayze
    • 10 years ago

    use command line rsync to do the job, it keeps track of what is copied and resumes if needed.

    • 10 years ago

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