I need Python to create a file with dd/mm/yyyy formact as its name. I'm new to python any help ?

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08-25-2016 02:18 AM
AbhijitAnand
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<filename>dd/mm/yyyy should be the formact of the file name

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NeilAyres
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Do something like this :

# name has a "time stamp"
import datetime
Now = datetime.datetime.now()
DateTimeStamp = "_{:%Y%m%d_%H%M}".format(Now)
outFile = "FileBasename" + DateTimeStamp + ".ext"

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NeilAyres
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Do something like this :

# name has a "time stamp"
import datetime
Now = datetime.datetime.now()
DateTimeStamp = "_{:%Y%m%d_%H%M}".format(Now)
outFile = "FileBasename" + DateTimeStamp + ".ext"