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Rename uploaded file with local date - time

Thread began 5/20/2015 5:41 am by Paul | Last modified 5/20/2015 1:37 pm by Ray Borduin | 487 views | 2 replies |

PaulBeta Tester

Rename uploaded file with local date - time

In process of using DA to build an file upload page.
I'm renaming the file with the registered users credential and i would like to include the date time at the end and before the image extension.

Following is a snip from my upload page - everything works apart from the date/time printing.

// WA_UploadResult1 Params Start
$WA_UploadResult1_Params = array();
// WA_UploadResult1_1 Start
$WA_UploadResult1_Params["WA_UploadResult1_1"] = array(
'UploadFolder' => "photos/".$row_rsGetUser['UserLastName'] ."_".$_SESSION['SecurityAssist_UserID'] ."",
'FileName' => "".$row_rsGetUser['UserLastName'] ."_".$_SESSION['SecurityAssist_UserID'] ."_<? php echo date(\"d-m-Y h:i:sa\"); ?>",


Can any point me in right direction please?

Thanks, Paul.

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PaulBeta Tester

Ok, so here's my solution;

Replaced <? php echo date(\"d-m-Y h:i:sa\"); ?>

With <?php echo date("l_F_d_Y_h:i_A"); ?>

Works fine - albeit takes server time and not local, but it provides a unique ref.

Anyone with a local time version, please post reply to this.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

You could put the local time into a hidden form element and then use the posted form element in the file name.

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