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Need help Renaming files in bulk


Twixter
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Hello,

I have a small issue, i have a folder with 6000 files that all need to be renamed.

The good news is i need to remove the exact same part.

 

The structure of the files is that they are numbered before the file part it's numbered from 0001 to 6000

So for example

0003 - Filename

0139 - Filename

4239 - Filename

 

So i need to remove  XXXX -  From all 6000 files (the numbers and the - ) and i don't feel like doing that by hand.

Could anyone suggest me a easy way to rename all of this at once?

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Bulk Rename Utility has a remove first x characters, if thats what you want (and a Preview to check its going to do it correctly).

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I've looked over the interface but it looked very intimidating .

Could you maybe point me in the right direction? as long as i can preview it there is no risk + i made a copy of the folder just incase

 

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Guess you'd just put a 6 or whatever for First n and leave From as is. Remember to count spaces.

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Glad you got it worked out Twixter.  I could have thrown a little script together for you but this is better. LOL.

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Yeah i've been wanting to get into scripting myself but i've never really taken the time for it but it can safe you SO much time in the long run and it's so versatile. 

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