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27 Feb 2017
INDI development team is happy to announce the release of INDI Library v1.4.0. This new exciting release builds on the maturity of INDI Library and comes with many new supported devices and fixes for existing drivers. Several improvements and enhancements are included in this release including native support for Cygwin and MacOS platforms in addition to Linux, BSD, and Windows (Client only).
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TOPIC: Ekos Capture Allowing Custom Filename Formatting

Ekos Capture Allowing Custom Filename Formatting 1 week 2 days ago #17851

Currently Ekos allows incorporating the filter, exposure time, and time stamp into the output file during a sequence.

I would find having the option to have the camera temperature included would be useful, and perhaps there is other data people would like to include.

Adding these options to the current UI would make it more cluttered and also too tall for many laptop screens.

I've used several capture programs that allow the specification for the output filename during capture using a format language usually using '%' syntax.

Something like:

M13_%et_%fi_%ts_%ct-%zi

where

%et exposure time (secs)
%fi filter
%ts time stamp
%ct camera temperature
%zi file index with leading zeros

It could be extended obviously - this is just a simple example.

We could continue to use the "Prefix" area to store the filename template.

I'm interested in working on this feature but would like to see what people think.
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Ekos Capture Allowing Custom Filename Formatting 1 week 1 day ago #17854

Being able to format the timestamp would be neat too.

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