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1360.Batch file rename -- How to copy/remove files to a folder named by first part of filename?

User: Aaron -- 2016-04-10          << 1359  1361 >>
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Type: Batch file rename   
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Description:
I would like to request a variation of scripts 851 and 1203.

Move and sort each text file into a folder with name that appears before the double underline __ characters.
Input Sample:
Sam Brown__textA.txt
Linda Cooper__text3.txt
Sam Brown__textC.txt
Linda Cooper__text2.txt
Sam Brown__textB.txt
Linda Cooper__text1.txt

etc.
Output Sample:
Folder name: Sam Brown

Sam Brown__textA.txt
Sam Brown__textB.txt
Sam Brown__textC.txt

Folder name: Linda Cooper

Linda Cooper__text1.txt
Linda Cooper__text2.txt
Linda Cooper__text3.txt

etc.
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. drag multiple text files from windows file browser to "Batch Runner" window.
3. change 'set output filename' to:

4. click "File Rename" to move files to new location, or click "Copy/Download" to copy files to new location.

Screenshot 1:  Batch_Runner_Window


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