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Append Output Filename with Date

I know you can add a field for "today" and then use that field to append the filename, so the output ends up as Ouput_Date.xlsx, but it would be great to be able to do that without adding a new field for the current date. If it were simply an option in the filt output settings dialog, that would be great.

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You can do it using a Formula tool.

In the Formula tool, create a new field 'Output_File_Name'.  Set it as a string; and make sure the size is large enough to handle the name and date.

If your data already has a field you want to use as the file name, this:
[File_Name]+'_'+ToString(DateTimeToday())

 
Bolide
Yes, that works too. I just think it would be simpler if it were a checkbox in the output dialog.
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