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10.6: Remove time/date stamp from screen shot filenames
Authored by: michelcolman on Jan 04, '10 11:13:40AM

I agree, default behavior is much better because the screenshots are now sorted in order. With the old 1-2-3-4-5 system, if you removed Screenshot 3 while keeping 1, 2, 4 and 5 on the desktop, the next screenshot would be named Screenshot 3 again. Good luck figuring out the name of the screenshot you just took if you have 20 or so screenshots on the desktop with some of them trashed... With the new naming system, you can just click on some file that's alphabetically after "Screenshot..." and shift-tab to the last screenshot.

By the way, to go through all the screenshots on the desktop, I recently thought of using Quickview and that made my life so much easier! Just use exposé to hide all windows, click on a screenshot, press the space bar, and tab/shift-tab through the screenshots. Maybe I should submit this as a hint...



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10.6: Remove time/date stamp from screen shot filenames
Authored by: notbrain on Jun 04, '10 02:36:57PM

There is still an issue with ordering and the new datetime format - the 12-hour time.

2010-06-04 at 11.14.36 PM.png
2010-06-04 at 11.23.46 AM.png

is the wrong order, and for some reason this occurs for me alot.

24-hour time formatting anyone?



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10.6: Remove time/date stamp from screen shot filenames
Authored by: sjk on Jun 19, '10 12:15:00PM
24-hour time formatting anyone?
Customizing the Short Times format under System Preferences > Language & Text > Formats influences the time format used in "Screen shot …" filenames (among other things).

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10.6: Remove time/date stamp from screen shot filenames
Authored by: samg on Feb 20, '11 04:19:42PM

Clearly an old post, but I just came across this and it was useful to me. I found though that I had to modify the medium time, not the short time. Maybe it's new that OS X pulls from that. Click on Customize next to times, and then click on the down arrow in the "pill" for the first number and choose 00-23. Screen shot names will get created with 24 hour times now.



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