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Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *Peter » 2019-10-22, 08:41 UTC

We have some TIF files, created as export from PDF. I have to search for these "derivates" on the entire harddisk in that way

- search the defined location
- for every file with extension TIF or TIFF
- if a file is found, check if there is a PDF with same name in same folder (c:\data\test.tif -->> c:\data\test.pdf)
(spezial: check if PDF or TIF is older)
- if PDF is found, return the TIF to result window or to result file

My idea is semi-manual:
- search for TIF
- write result to file
- edit file - replace TIF with PDF
- search for new filelist

Any better ideas?
Last edited by Peter on 2019-10-22, 11:33 UTC, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *petermad » 2019-10-22, 11:22 UTC

Press Num+
Enter *.tif*>*.pdf and click OK

Now all tif and tiff files that have a matching pdf file are marked, but the pdf files are also marked

Press Num-
Enter *.pdf

Now only the tif and tiff files that have a matching pdf file should be selected
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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *Peter » 2019-10-22, 11:32 UTC

Peter wrote:
2019-10-22, 08:41 UTC
We have some TIF files, created as export from PDF. I have to search for these "derivates" on the entire harddisk in that way

- search the defined location
- for every file with extension TIF or TIFF
- if a file is found, check if there is a PDF with same name in same folder (c:\data\test.tif -->> c:\data\test.pdf)
(spezial: check if PDF or TIF is older)
- if PDF is found, return the TIF to result window or to result file

My idea is semi-manual:
- search for TIF
- write result to file
- edit file - replace TIF with PDF
- search for new filelist

Any better ideas?
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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *Peter » 2019-10-22, 11:36 UTC

Enter *.tif*>*.pdf and click OK
Ohter way ;-)

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Enter *.pdf>*.tif and click OK
Great stuff, thanks.

But - my fault - I meant I have to search on the entire disk, not in one folder (I just modifid my posting above)
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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *tuska » 2019-10-22, 12:44 UTC

Peter wrote:
2019-10-22, 11:36 UTC
I meant I have to search on the entire disk, not in one folder...
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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *Peter » 2019-10-22, 15:32 UTC

Branch view with thousands of files can be a little bit bulky ...
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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *nsp » 2019-10-22, 16:08 UTC

Peter wrote:
2019-10-22, 15:32 UTC
Branch view with thousands of files can be a little bit bulky ...
I do it all the time but i always apply filter first to only select one or two file type... in your case this is *.tif *.pdf
For your issue you could also give a look to additional content plugins like:
to build you own stuff
- http://totalcmd.net/plugring/WinScriptAdv.html
to find if any tiff "Sibling" file is saved side to the pdf file ( but not getting date)
- https://totalcmd.net/plugring/file.html

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Re: Search duplicated PDF to TIF on harddisk?

Post by *Peter » 2019-10-22, 16:37 UTC

Thanks to all - I'll try it.
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