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MartinP
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Joined: Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:41 am

renaming multiple images

Post by MartinP »

Hi all,
it seems, i've lost the possibility to rename multiple files at once - renaming single files works.
This is the prcess on Windows 10 with version 1.4.1:
mark several files; pres <F2>; menu pops up (sorry german interface); filling in new name and a numbering
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after hitting "OK" this appears
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saying "Error renamimg. The file could not be renamed"

Well, I'm not using this every day, but I swear it worked last year (round about summer) and now after updating it does not work anymore - in between I can't say. I normally update to every new version, but haven't used multiple renaming in between.

Well there were WIN10 updates in between but my working path where I work with the images before storing them is still the same. And multi renaming with other tools with the same files in the same dir does work normal.

Did I miss a new configuration for that?

Thanks
Martin
Franky
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Joined: Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:28 pm
Location: France - BZH

Re: renaming multiple images

Post by Franky »

hi,

I just tested and it works for me.
Is your folder protecting in write ?
You can try with batch convert tool.

You can try an reinstall.
MartinP
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Joined: Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:41 am

Re: renaming multiple images (solved)

Post by MartinP »

Thanks al ot for looking in!

No, it is not an issue with rights or protection or what ever - I found it, it was an issue with the INI file

some years ago I've configured some sidecar definitions for JPG, TIF and other:

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if I delete those last lines, renaming is working again

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This configuration was cool for having XN to move those files together with the JPG, TIF etc. Well, I dont need this anymore, so I can delete them. But these lines did not influence the renaming until the version in most propbly the December version of last year.
Franky
Posts: 155
Joined: Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:28 pm
Location: France - BZH

Re: renaming multiple images

Post by Franky »

In december, there has been a changement in the rename to respect the case of the companion files, perhaps the origin of the problem ?
here is the change.
MartinP
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Joined: Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:41 am

Re: renaming multiple images

Post by MartinP »

Franky wrote: Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:12 pm In december, there has been a changement in the rename to respect the case of the companion files, perhaps the origin of the problem ?
here is the change.
yes, it looks like this was the change causing it - thanks