Using time string as file name

I try to find the documentation about setting the file name.

In Org-roam, this is done by setting things like:

(setq org-roam-capture-templates
      '(("d" "default" plain (function org-roam--capture-get-point)
         "%?"
         :file-name "%<%Y%m%d%H%M%S>"
         :head "#+title: ${title}\n"
         :unnarrowed t)
        ))

After this setting, every new page generated, will have the same
format e.g., 20201210144105.org.

I believe this is a useful feature.

I hope this already being documented somewhere but I could not find
it.

I’ve tried to add the following code to config.edn

 :pages/file-name-format "yyyy-MM-dd",
 :pages/file-name-format "yyyy-MM-dd-HH-MM-SS",

None of them will change the file name when a new page is create.

I’ve also search the discord, but fail to find any information.

in config.edn add :

:date-formatter "yyyy-MM-dd" 

then refresh. From now on, all new journal pages should follow the taxonomy you’ve defined.
I believe you still have to manually rename existing journal pages though

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Thanks for the suggestions @cannibalox

Sorry I did not make it very clear.

What I want to make the change is to the new page instead of daily notes.

For example, if I create a new page with a name: file_name_test_3

The current version of logseq will create a new file:

pages/file_name_test_3.org

But, what I was asking is that the file name is formatted as:

pages/20201223144105.org

I’ve tried :date-formatter "yyyy-MM-dd", and re-indexed the data
base, but it still not the desired filename format.

Yes, it’s not supported yet.

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@username_0 oh it’s not solved yet because I’m not sure whether it’ll be added soon. Let’s leave this open and I’ll check this thread after I finish some work at hand :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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That’s perfectly fine. No worry, no rush, enjoy the coding. :wink:

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