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Author Topic: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....  (Read 2094 times)

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Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« on: August 30, 2012, 11:17:16 AM »
Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....

I usually have to rename audios and photos in a certain way....
I need to do individually because the subject is different.

This is my problem :

suppose the name file of the photo is :
DSCF0859.JPG
I need to edit the way quickest with the cursor just at the end of the original name. Add the comment and enter.
DSCF0859.car.JPG

So I need a soft able to do this with a definable shortkey.
If the soft exists I try first here . if don't exist I'll try in the snacks section.


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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2012, 12:59:55 PM »
Do you want the hotkey to [1] actually rename the file, or, [2] just to get it in edit mode with the cursor in the correct place?

For [2] -
a) Windows 7 / Explorer
b) (better yet) Directory Opus
c) XYPlorer
d) Probably any other decent file manager out there (?)
Tom

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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2012, 01:25:08 PM »
I am under windows xp for the several years, so I would like a more simple thing that Directory Opus.

Option [1] I think is best solution if I can enter the substring in a window after the hotkey, and then enter and voilá

Can you do ?
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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2012, 01:53:53 PM »
If you just want a very simple temporary hotkey, you could do something like this in AutoHotkey:

Code: Autohotkey [Select]
  1. F6:: ; Highlight a file in Windows Explorer and press F6 (or change F6 to whatever key you want).
  2. {
  3.     ; This is set for files with a three-letter extension.
  4.     ; Adjust the number in {Left 4} as necessary.
  5.     SendInput, {F2}{End}{Left 4}
  6. }
  7. Return

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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2012, 02:46:45 PM »
If you just want a very simple temporary hotkey, you could do something like this in AutoHotkey:

Code: Autohotkey [Select]
  1. F6:: ; Highlight a file in Windows Explorer and press F6 (or change F6 to whatever key you want).
  2. {
  3.     ; This is set for files with a three-letter extension.
  4.     ; Adjust the number in {Left 4} as necessary.
  5.     SendInput, {F2}{End}{Left 4}
  6. }
  7. Return


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Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
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Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....


Runing to tryyyyy . i will comment
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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2012, 02:49:41 PM »
I can't believe it. with only a pair of lines of code. Magnificenttttt !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2012, 03:13:37 PM »
Just for discussion, because Skwire is the resident minor deity, from the type of change you wanted to post, one "low tech" way to do it is to "hide extensions". Then when you go to change the file name, where it's all selected, hit Right Arrow and it drills over to the right side of the file name, at which point you type your new characters and hit enter.

One of my first "announce your software" I posted a while ago was a "widget-thingie" for XP that 1-click toggled extensions on and off because I did that all day long.

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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2012, 03:14:50 PM »
Heh P.S. Contro you made me Ad-Block your kissing smileys, they were about to give me a headache/seizure.  :P

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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2012, 04:10:11 PM »
I am under windows xp for the several years, so I would like a more simple thing that Directory Opus.

I cant understand though how someone like you is satisfied with Windows Explorer when there are so many good replacement file managers (including many free ones).
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Re: Shortkey to edit the selected file name in a certain way....
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2012, 04:13:28 PM »
I am under windows xp for the several years, so I would like a more simple thing that Directory Opus.

I cant understand though how someone like you is satisfied with Windows Explorer when there are so many good replacement file managers (including many free ones).

Because some wonderful addons i am very used. i don't want innecesary changes.