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Way to customize export file name using date / running counter?

Hi,

I'd like to schedule a daily repeating web scrape and export the data using a different export filename each time, preferably date-stamped or using an incrementing counter. Is there a way to specify this?

 

cheers,

tim

 

Asked by anonymous on the 5th of December 2020

Yes it's possible using variables in the filename.

Answered by GrabzIt Support on the 5th of December 2020

Thanks support, I've added the placeholder mentioned in the referenced answer and it is working as expected - problem solved. Just out of curiosity, is there a list of existing placeholders somewhere? Might be a valuable addition to the documentation or helper tooltip...

 

cheers,

Tim

 

Answered by anonymous on the 6th of December 2020

Glad it's working for you. We originally had it there as a tooltip, but it seemed to cause even more confusion so we had to remove it!

Answered by GrabzIt Support on the 6th of December 2020

Ok, I understand. May be worth another shot in the documentation, though :)

cheers,

Tim

 

Answered by anonymous on the 7th of December 2020

Good point, we have updated the documentation about filenames.

Answered by GrabzIt Support on the 7th of December 2020