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A script to sort the Downloads folder by download date
Authored by: stephenhart on Nov 15, '06 09:20:42AM

I organize a folder called "Current Updaters" by date downloaded, then occasionally sort by this date and burn older updaters to CD. I couldn't find a way to do this with Automator, and I'm no AppleScript guru, so I reverted to QuicKeys.

I set up a QuicKey that invokes Get Info, inserts the current short date in Spotlight Comments, then moves the file from Download to Current Updaters.

One downside is that I have to do one file at a time. Another is that the QuicKey move will fail if there's already a file with the same name in Current Updaters.

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