Re: Drag 'n drop 'n rename?!

On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 11:35 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> I once had the idea of allowing renames in the property dialog for
> multiple files. Say you select multiple files and bring up the
> property dialog, and all the files start are of the form
> "fooXXXXbar.jpg". It would be cool if the entry for the name allowed
> you to edit the "foo" and the "bar.jpg" part of the names, while
> displaying an uneditable symbolic representation for the XXXX part.

Would probably be nice to have a look at what Automator on OSX 10.4
allows you to do here, too... it has some sort of batch renaming feature
IIRC, but I've never had occasion to use it myself.


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson sun com            Java Desktop System Group                      +353 1 819 9771

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