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Utility or technique for swapping files quickly in Windows

I frequently need to swap one file with another, without overwriting the original. Let's say there are two files, foo_new.dll and foo.dll. I usually rename them the follwing way: foo.dll -> ...
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Outlook 2007 - Bulk Renaming of Personal Folders?

I have seen this question in regards to bulk renaming of file folders, but not bulk renaming of personal folders in outlook - so the question is - is there anyway to bulk rename personal folders in ...
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Batch rename files using AntRenamer or equivalent

I've read through some of the other batch rename threads, but couldn't find an answer to my problem. Also, I'm using AntRenamer (portable) because I'm uncomfortable using the command line. Basically, ...
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2answers
548 views

Easily swap file names?

Is there an easy way to swap the file names of two files in Windows? Perhaps using the move command in the shell? Preferably without using external software. Example: I have fileA.txt and ...
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1answer
468 views

How do I rename a file that only consists of an extension?

I use the Eclipse IDE to do development work and would like to copy/rename the .classpath and/or .project files. Note that these files only have an extension and not a filename. Windows won't let ...
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Does anyone know what key combinations do we need to press to select all the text while renaming a file?

When renaming a file, I tried to do Ctrl-A (I wanted to select all then Ctrl-C copy). However to my shock that shortcut doesn't work. Does anyone know what key combinations do we need to press to ...
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3answers
465 views

Rename images so they burn to CD in order

I have a bunch of images named: 1.jpg 2.jpg 317.jpg 317 (2)a.jpg etc. In my file browser (Nautilus), they are displayed in the correct numerical order. However, in Brasero when I order them, it ...
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4answers
729 views

Have I missed the :mv command in Vim?

From time to time I want to rename a file while editing it. For example from .html to .xhtml or so. To do that in Vim, I must do :saveas new_file :!rm old_file Is there a built-in command, that ...
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3answers
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How to use cygwin (or linux command) to rename the files and directories recursively with regular expression

I am using Windows, and trying to use Cygwin to perform this task. I would like to rename the files and directories recursively as following: From: 1010110010\ 1010110010\1010110010.jpg ...
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2answers
89 views

Merge and lowercase Directories and FIles

I have a directory like this root/A/b/SomeFile.jpg root/A/B/OtherFIle.jpg root/a/D/yet_again.jpg And I would like this root/a/b/somefile.jpg root/a/b/otherfile.jpg root/a/d/yet_again.jpg OR ...
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How to change extensions?

In Windows 7, I want to change an .ai (Adobe Illustrator) file extension to a .pdf extension...How do I do this? I have tried renaming the file, but Win7 still thinks it is a .ai file...how do I ...