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kaymann

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Wildcards In MultiRename Search and Replace
« on: September 22, 2019, 23:05:45 »
Greetings,

I have music files that have some how gotten the track at the beginning of the filename duplicated, for example:

01 01 - Music file title
02 02 - Different Music file
etc.

So I tried using wildcards (?, *, #, %, $, etc) in the MultiRename Search and Replace and got no where.

What am I missing or is it back to Linux to fix literally hundreds of files :-)

Thanks and I did search for a similar post but could not find one...

Jungle

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Re: Wildcards In MultiRename Search and Replace
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2019, 13:25:50 »
You may use regular expressions, e.g.
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(\d*)\s(\1)(.*)|$1$3So it would look like on attached screenshot

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Re: Wildcards In MultiRename Search and Replace
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2019, 14:25:09 »
Fantastic - thank you for the quick reply!

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Re: Wildcards In MultiRename Search and Replace
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2019, 18:28:55 »
Or if you want to remove the 2-3 at the begning just do [N,3]

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Re: Wildcards In MultiRename Search and Replace
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2019, 01:37:38 »
Again thank you soooo much that is fantastically easy!