Is it possible to import from camera into LightRoom with underscores in the folder name i.e. yyyy_mm_dd ?

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When LR is importing there are several options for the folder structure if the organise by date setting is used, unfortunately there are none with underscores in.

Is it possible to import from camera into LR with underscores in the folder structure i.e. yyyy_mm_dd so that it matches the structure used by canon Eos Utility?
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You can't do that automatically. But you could do it manually, by renaming the folder after importing in Finder/File Explorer and then telling LR to locate the folder under its new name.

You could also check out the Ottomanic Importer plugin, which probably has the flexibility you want in folder naming, but the author hasn't been online here in the last two months (in the past, he's been very responsive to his users).
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You can also do it by editing the TranslatedStrings.txt file. http://www.lightroomforums.net/showth...
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Merging into other thread.

Please reference the new conversation here: Use TranslatedStrings

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