Auto Trash/Delete files of specific MIME Type

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MedZec
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Auto Trash/Delete files of specific MIME Type

Post by MedZec » Fri May 10, 2019 7:23 pm

The watched folder produces duplicate .pdf and .tiff files so when it scrapes the folder, it retrieves both. I do appreciate it deleting both files from the source but I end up with one unnecessary .tiff file for each .pdf
I have made an index by MIME-type that separates them but manually selecting only selects 40 at a time. This becomes quite monotonous after the first 1,000.
Is there a suggestion for auto deleting/sending to trash the duplicate .tiff files?

MedZec
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Re: Auto Trash/Delete files of specific MIME Type

Post by MedZec » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:32 pm

Anyone have idea? The watch folder contains a .tiff copy of the .pdf so I end up with doubles. I would like to delete the .tiff automatically and keep only one copy of the .pdf.
Suggestions?

MedZec
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Re: Auto Trash/Delete files of specific MIME Type

Post by MedZec » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:44 pm

anyone have a suggestion? Auto delete to trash mime-type (.tiff) when it is imported in watch folder?

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Re: Auto Trash/Delete files of specific MIME Type

Post by rosarior » Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:18 pm

When the workflow condition feature is added this will be possible to do in an automated way. For now it will need to be done manually using an index or a search by MIME type.

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