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Writedate vs Creationdate colums

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Hi,

Was configuring custom colums and have some doubts, how is possible that here the writedate is before the creation date?

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The dafult column "Date" is equivalent to Writedate or Creationdate?

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Re: Writedate vs Creationdate colums

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Default is modified also Write date.
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Re: Writedate vs Creationdate colums

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Sorry, you mean Default=Write date? ok...

And the reason of having write date younger than creation date?? :(
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Re: Writedate vs Creationdate colums

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There are several reasons why a file's modification date is older than its creation date:
  • time zones
  • modification of its write time (e.g. via TC's Files > Change Attributes)
  • When copying/moving a file to a new location it gets a new creation date (because it's created right then), but by default TC copies the modification date from the source to the destination file.
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Re: Writedate vs Creationdate colums

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By default TC copy Writedate during file copy, while Creationdate sets to current.
You can change this - add "CopyAllTimes=1" line under "Configuration" section of INI file.
So, Writedate may be same as Creationdate, newer or older, nothing strange here.

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