Templater rename and move

Things I have tried

<% tp.file.rename("⚠️ ISSUE " + tp.date.now("YYYY-MM-DD HHmm")) %>
<% tp.file.move("/Issues/" + tp.date.now("YYYY") + "/" + tp.date.now("YYYY-MM") + "/" + "⚠️ ISSUE " + tp.date.now("YYYY-MM-DD HHmm")) %>

What I’m trying to do

I want to create a template that will create a new file with a name based on the current date and time, then move it to the right folder.

I am getting the following message in the console:

Templater Error: Template parsing error, aborting. 
 ENOENT: no such file or directory, rename 'C:\Users\a\b - c, d\e\f\⚠️ ISSUE 2022-08-17 1220.md' -> 'C:\Users\a\b- c, d\e\f\Issues\2022\2022-08\⚠️ ISSUE 2022-08-17 1220.md'

I have found similar topics, which were solved by unspecified typos, so I don’t know how to fix it.

The move should do the rename also - I do not think you need both.

Hi. I tried leaving only the 2nd line, the one with the move, and I still get the same error.

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'C:\Users\a\b - c, d\e\f\

What’s the full system path to your /Issues/ folder? Do you have commas somewhere in that path?

If so, I bet that’s the problem.

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Use “periodic note” plugin, set it up in plugin setting, so daily note away be create in the right format at the right “daily / journal” folder


Use “auto note mover” plugin.
Create a rule in plugin setting that, if the note contain “#this tag” so it will auto move to “that folder”

yes, there is a comma. I replaced the alphanumeric strings with letters, but left the dash and the comma there in case they were relevant. I need the main folder there so it is in OneDrive.

I will try the auto note mover plugin

I realized I was missing one word when specifying the path, so that is why it was not finding the path. The comma doesn’t create the issue, it works all right.

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