Lightroom: Allow users to use their own naming choice when importing and 'make a second copy to...'

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When I import my images, I also “Make a second copy to...”
The second copy is successfully imported to my designated location. My issue is with the way Lr names the folder. If I don’t get to sort through my backups for a while, they are not in sequential order because they are filed alphabetically. “imported on Monday, September 04, 2016, imported on Thursday, September 07, 2016, etc.

I would very much like to be able to change the folder naming to my own style, which would be something such as this: 09.08.2016.

Thank you very much.
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Bill Fenske

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JaapV

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Good idea! However, your style would result in an equally confusing sort order.
A far better folder name would then be "YYYYMMDD-import" or "import-YYYYMMDD".
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Bill Fenske

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Thank you.
You are correct. In fact; I do name them like this: 2016.09.21. I just entered it incorrectly in my original post.