Re: Explorer - Better Batch-Renaming

Posted: 03-22-2006, 07:37 PM
The new Microsoft Shell , formerly known as "monad" is perfect for jobs like
that. It has already replaced cmd.exe on all my PCs.
<Nicholas> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> Doesn't Photo Gallery have a feature for this (although just for photos)
>
> I rarely need to do serial renaming for files except for photos. Right now
> I use Office Picture Manager: simple, easy-to-use, nice simple fix tools,
> and elegant Office 2003 interface. The batch renaming system in Picture
> Manager is probably the best you'll find today, and it's free (for Office
> users of course)! I swear it's the best photo management program I've ever
> used.
>
> "Adahn" <administrator@localhost> wrote in message
> news:uu3jXePNGHA.1608@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>> Actually THAT has caused grief more often instead of actually being
>> useful! when you accidentally rename a lot of files to "etc (#)" and they
>> cannot all fit in the operation history to be undated back
>>
>> Who has ever had the need to rename a bunch of files like that anyway;
>> all into the same name with a number (the range of which you cannot even
>> choose) tacked on in parentheses..?
>>
>> rather, most of the times I need to, say, rename "Final" into "Draft"
>> wherever it occurs in a given list of filenames, or tack a website's name
>> onto a bunch of downloads (using the Keywords and other file property
>> fields isn't good enough; we're talking about filenames themselves) and
>> lots of other all too common scenarios.
>>
>> Yes, you could make do with the wildcards and whatnot from the Command
>> Prompt, but seriously, should something like this be provided by crude
>> third-party add-ones and not by this much-touted OS?
>>
>> "Zack Whittaker (R2 Mentor)" <admin@zacknet.co.uk> wrote in message
>> news:O1itLDPNGHA.3988@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>>> Well it's not bad to be honest... you do know that you can just select
>>> the files you want renaming and press F2, rename it (with the extension
>>> in XP, no extension needed due to settings in Vista) then hit Enter...
>>> that'll do it nicely p
>>
>
>

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Re: Explorer - Better Batch-Renaming
Posted: 05-12-2006, 12:04 PM
yeah the first thing I tried on PowerShell was exactly that

Now we just need some good documentation for all its goods

"bonk" <schwertfischtrombose@gmx.de> wrote in message
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> The new Microsoft Shell , formerly known as "monad" is perfect for jobs
> like that. It has already replaced cmd.exe on all my PCs.
 
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