Alex Pankratov :
Mar 09, 2018
It depends what other inclusion/exclusion rules you have in place.
The key thing to remember with _folder_ rules is that they merely set default action for all folder items. If there's another rule that applies to an item in the folder, it may end up reversing the action.
These two will cause JPG files to be included from .\foo, but nothing else.
"Final" rule modifier
Now, the good news is that it's possible to make any rule to be "final", so that when a folder matching the rule, it is either included or excluded in full with no other rules checked.
Option #1 - per-rule override
If you look in settings.ini for the job, your last-modified rule will look something like this:
conf.filters.src.generic.rule - mtime (2018/03/09 00:01, -) match *
To make this rule final change it to
conf.filters.src.generic.rule -! mtime (2018/03/09 00:01, -) match *
That is, add ! after the "-".
Option #2 - global override
Alternatively, you can can make all your exclude rules final *by default*:
You can also make all your _include_ rules final by default:
These two settings apply to "generic" rules - the ones you define at the bottom part of the Backup What window.
There are two other settings that control the "finality" of selections made in the middle part of the Backup What window final as well:
Let me know if you need further help with this.
PS. And I'll see that we add control over the "final" setting to the UI.