Replace Pioneer Home   All Examples   Free Download

 New request --free  RSS: Replace Pioneer Examples

911.Batch file rename -- How to remove a string of characters from multiple filenames?

User: Jon Priest -- 2012-02-01          << 910  912 >>
Hits: 3303
Type: Batch file rename   
Search all Batch file rename examples
Description:
What is the command for removing a "string" of characters from a file name? I.E. remove the word "project"?;
Input Sample:
filename1_project.txt
filename2_project.txt
filename3_project.txt
Output Sample:
filename1_.txt
filename2_.txt
filename3_.txt
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 files from window file browser to 'batch runner' window
3. check option of 'set output filename', and change the following entry to:

4. check the filename preview at the output file column
5. click 'file rename' button, done!

Screenshot 1:  Batch_Runner_Window


Similar Examples:
How to remove some specified characters from multiple filenames? (85%)
How to remove the "." and following strings from multiple filenames? (75%)
How to remove everything before a hyphen in multiple filenames? (73%)
How to remove everything after dash/underscore for multiple filenames? (72%)
How to batch remove/delete the last 6 characters of many filenames? (72%)
How to count the number of lines and characters in multiple files and make a list? (70%)
How to remove the first 10 characters of each line in text file? (69%)
How to replace a word/string with increasing number in multiple files? (67%)

Check Demo of Batch file rename
Keywords:
remove a string  what  command  filenames  mer  names  comma  string  a string  characters  batch command rename multiple files remove  removing a word from multiple files  batch command to remove characters  remove characters from string batch  batch file remove string  remove string from multiple files batch file  remove characters from string batch file  batch file remove characters from string