[windows2000] Re: File Renaming Utility

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:35:00 +0100

Speedcommander has a function that does just that; Multi-rename. There is a
trialversion available. Me, I bought the whole thing and am quite pleased. ;-)

Check www.speedproject.com.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>On Behalf Of Steve Rance
>Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 11:29 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] File Renaming Utility
>I have thousands of folders that I need to rename, the current format of
>the folders are "Number - Description", and I wish to remove the "-
>Description" part.  For example;
>       1 - Description
>       1000 - Description
>       10000 - Description
>I have been looking at loads of rename utilties and I can't find one
>where I can say delete the - and everything after it.  Because the
>numbers are between 1 and 5 characters in length I can't crop at a fixed
>Is anyone aware of any utilities or scripts that would allow me to
>achieve this.
>Thanks for any help.

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