Lightroom CC: Rename Filename on Import

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LR Classic has very powerful import file renaming. Right now, LRCC feels like very niche supplement, but fills a need I actually want... mobile lightroom as a starting point.  I want to import, have proper filenames, then go back to my desktop and have everything there ready to go.  
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Linh Nguyen

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Darren Weston

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Agreed, whilst the cloud storage removes the need to concern ourselves with where they are stored, my workflow renames files to include the date so if they are downloaded anywhere it is easy to see this.
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Kimberly Ball

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In my opinion, I should be able to organize my files in a manner that is functional with my workflow.  Without the ability to change file names on import, my workflow is extremely disrupted and the organizing system I use and love, is void.  I organize by year, then month, then client folder, and then all the files for that client have the date of session, client name, and file number. This way I can never accidentally mix files from different sessions when saving or moving them.  Please please please implement this very crucial update! I know there are so many others in the same predicament as me, based on my web searches for help.