select files by month with win7 explorer


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how do i select only those pictures taken in say any december.
yes i am making a calendar.
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I don't know of any way. It is possible to limit it to a date range such as 12/01/2013 thru 12/31/2013 but not to "any December"
 
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can i restrict it to just images - not all files?
perhaps date taken?
how would i do that?
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In the search box you can use something like:
*.jpg
or:
*.png
or:
*.gif
or the generic:
kind:pictures

and then click the DateModified parameter
 
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thanks . sometimes the datemodified option is there and sometimes it is date taken - in that little dropdown box in the search area.
so would i type kind:pictures datetaken 12/01/2013 thru 12/31/2013 ?
 
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kind:pictures datetaken:12/01/2013-12/31/2013
 
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thanks - looks good.
is there a list of all these options somewhere?
 

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In that picture the column headings & path being displayed are covered by the search window on top. Could I see a separate screenshot?
 
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On that screen the field you see is "Date", which is not what you searched for. So if you wanted the column you can currently see use DATE:
kind:pictures date:12/01/2013-12/31/2013

There are many fields associated with pictures, you can add the others to your display: Right-click in the column headings and add columns "DateModified" & "DateTaken". When you search you will get results based on the specific column you enter, no matter what columns are displayed.
 
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the date and the date taken should be the same for my pics?
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i changed the other screen to show date taken. they were the same dates. so the date search did not find what was there!
 

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I made a mistake, use .. instead of -
kind:pictures date:12/01/2013..12/31/2013
 
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success! thanks ( as a canadian i swapped the month and days)
 

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