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rickpeterson
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Search by time window possible?

Post by rickpeterson » Fri Feb 05, 2021 7:21 pm

Hi,

I am looking to clean out data from a camera server that records data by motion 24/7 which produces a bunch of video files.

I am looking to search by time of day - figuring say 11pm-6am is data I want to find to delete.

How can I do a search by time frame?

Find 9/1/2020-1/10/2021 all files modified from 11pm-6am.

Is that something that could be done? Any help would be great.
Thank you,
Rick

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Re: Search by time window possible?

Post by NotNull » Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:44 pm

That is not directly possible from within Everything.

See this thread for a solution that uses Microsoft Excel.

I created some solution too (select by hour/day/ minute/weekday, etc) but haven't posted it on the forum.
Will do so this weekend, if time permits ...

rickpeterson
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Re: Search by time window possible?

Post by rickpeterson » Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:25 pm

Thank you for getting back to me.

I was able to do this:

*.avi dm:10/06/2020T23:25:00..10/07/2020T07:00:00

Which searches for any AVI file from 11:25pm-7am the next day. The problem is it forces me to edit the day one at a time which is fairly slow.

Do you have a suggestion on something else I could try?

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Re: Search by time window possible?

Post by NotNull » Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:37 pm

rickpeterson wrote:
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:25 pm
Do you have a suggestion on something else I could try?
Yes, will post it in about an hour or so.

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Re: Search by time window possible?

Post by NotNull » Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:25 pm

Can be found here

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