Topic "A way to mkdir with today's date variable?"

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Joined: 2009-09-21
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Hi there.

First, thanks for the excellent program and its user-friendly scripting!

My question: Is there a way to create a directory using a variable such as the current date and/or time?

I've got to ftp download a large number of files every day and would like to have WinSCP locally create a directory using the current date.

Please give me a few explicit examples, as I'm a newbie with advanced scripting.

Thank you!

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Joined: 2009-09-21
Posts: 2
For those of you needing something similar, here's a DOS Batch script you can run to create a directory with the timestamp as the name.

set hh=%time:~0,2%
if "%time:~0,1%"==" " set hh=0%hh:~1,1%
MD C:\Archive\
Move D:\downloads\*.* C:\Archive\

Put the above into a text file, rename the extension to .bat and schedule it after how many ever hours it takes for your download to complete.

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