Author Topic: Image name preferences for still pictures (img_name.mo, was filepref.mo)  (Read 280 times)

a1ex

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Following this request, I've decided to revive the old filepref module. Renamed it to img_name.mo.

Features:
- custom image file prefix (IMG_1234.JPG -> ABCD1234.JPG; from the old filepref module)
- change image file number to any value (IMG_1234.JPG -> IMG_5678.JPG; experimental, restart required)

TODO:
- timestamped file names (original request). Please don't expect it anytime soon - I don't know how to change the file number (last 4 characters) without restart. Maybe you can figure it out?
- date-stamped file names? (MMDD1234). This one might be easier; still need to find out how to reset the counter.
- continuous numbering? (12349999 -> 12350000, ABCD9999 -> ABCE0000). This one should be easy.
- customize folder number? (didn't try, but noticed the property in QEMU).

Known/possible issues:
- on 5D3, Canon file naming options must be set to default.
- might conflict with Dual ISO custom file naming (not tested).
- only tested on 5D3 and 60D.

Related:
- Image file prefix is also available to Lua (lua_fix builds)

Source: https://bitbucket.org/hudson/magic-lantern/src/img_name/modules/img_name
Binary: https://builds.magiclantern.fm/modules.html#img_name (only the first feature works; the second one requires a custom ML build)

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Re: Image name preferences for still pictures (img_name.mo, was filepref.mo)
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 10:20:21 PM »
Yeah thanks for that! Glad to see some great stuff for photographers!  8)  i'm excited to test (most probably during the coming days)

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Image name preferences for still pictures (img_name.mo, was filepref.mo)
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 08:27:53 AM »
Wow this is actually really useful and will be nice to have. Can't wait to get my hands on this one!
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