Date Stamp Hack

Craft & Design


When I want to organize files and folders on my computer by date, I usually include the date at the beginning of the file name, as in “2007-11-05_file.jpg” or similar. This general-to-specific date format makes it easy to drill down through chronological files. I’ve been enjoying the use of my real-world date (rubber) stamp lately, but it’s month-day-year format didn’t fit with my digital lifestyle, so I reordered the rubber loops. – Link.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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