Author Topic: output log for post processing review  (Read 190 times)

jillc

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output log for post processing review
« on: January 10, 2019, 04:06:13 PM »
ExifTool is a fantastic tool, and we are happy to discover its power.

We would like to generate a line of output for skipped files, such as when ExifTool hits a MS Word file, corrupted file or any other files that are skipped and include the file path and file name. 

Any help would be appreciated.  Thank you.

Phil Harvey

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Re: output log for post processing review
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2019, 09:53:33 PM »
ExifTool does read MS Word files.

But if you want it to print a message about unknown file types and other errors, you can do this:

exiftool -error -ext "*" DIR

- Phil
...where DIR is the name of a directory/folder containing the images.  On Mac/Linux, use single quotes (') instead of double quotes (") around arguments containing a dollar sign ($).

jillc

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Re: output log for post processing review
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2019, 10:54:48 PM »
Thank you Phil for your input and quick response!  This worked exactly as we needed.