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by Shokakusan
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Classic - Suggestions
Topic: Option to change Name Template when renaming files
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Option to change Name Template when renaming files

Currently, when renaming multiple files, XnView generates a name template with the ###... symbols inserted for the last set of digits in the files. As an example, if I select and rename multiple files of the form: PersonsName-010-Location-02-15-2019 PersonsName-011-Location-02-15-2019 PersonsName-01...
by Shokakusan
Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Classic - Suggestions
Topic: When renaming a group of files - add option to replace 1st number, not last
Replies: 0
Views: 695

When renaming a group of files - add option to replace 1st number, not last

my photos are organized by name, 5-digit set/photo #, descriptive title, and date (mm/dd/yyyy). I frequently need to renumber a set of photos to insert or remove a photo from a set. When I do a batch rename, I must always edit the name template to replace the #### with the actual year and replace th...
by Shokakusan
Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Classic - Suggestions
Topic: renumbering with numbers in multiple places in the template
Replies: 4
Views: 1281

Re: renumbering with numbers in multiple places in the templ

Your problem is complicated by the fact that in practice the customer_name part of each filename will vary in length, which isn't reflected in the example problem posted above. I suspect the only way to get the general solution you need will be to use Regular expressions which are supported in seve...
by Shokakusan
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:01 am
Forum: Classic - Suggestions
Topic: renumbering with numbers in multiple places in the template
Replies: 4
Views: 1281

Re: renumbering with numbers in multiple places in the templ

Comments? Maybe I have some. It would be a plus if XnView had more flexible batch renamer. While this feature is in consideration and development, probably you could see if you can do what you want with some utility which specializes in renaming, like Advanced Renamer (it's free) or some another? I...
by Shokakusan
Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Classic - Suggestions
Topic: renumbering with numbers in multiple places in the template
Replies: 4
Views: 1281

renumbering with numbers in multiple places in the template

I frequently want to renumber multiple picture files containing month/year publication dates in the file name. I need to use the 1st set of digits in the file name to maintain a relative chronological order of the different sets of files while keeping files related to a particular order, together. A...