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A set of Python scripts to rename files in batch.

Project description

Introduction

rbco.rename provides a set of Python scripts to rename files in batch.

Install

  1. Install setuptools.

  2. Run:

    easy_install rbco.rename
    

This will install the renaming scripts mentioned in the following section.

Usage

  • rendel STR FILES

    Deletes the string STR from the names of all files in FILES.

  • rendeln N FILES

    Deletes the N first characters from the names of all files in FILES.

  • renlu FILES

    Renames all files in FILES performing the following operations:
    • replaces ‘ ‘ by ‘_’;
    • replaces ‘ - ‘ and ‘- ‘ by ‘-‘;
    • lowercase the names;
    • remove leading and trailing spaces.
  • renmp3 FILES

    Renames all files in FILES performing the following operations:
    • replaces all accentuated characters by their ASCII counterparts.
    • replaces ‘_’ by ‘ ‘;
    • replaces ‘ - ‘ and ‘- ‘ by ‘-‘;
    • titlecase the names;
    • lowcase file extension;
    • remove leading and trailing spaces;
    • replace ‘ ‘ by ‘-‘ after the track number, if needed;
    • makes track numbers have always 2 digits.
  • renid3 FILES

    USAGE: renid3 FILES

    Rename all FILES based on the ID3 tags and the FORMAT. Example of FORMAT: ‘%(tracknumber)s-%(artist)s-%(title)s.mp3’. Other tags can be specified: date, author, composer, performer, discnumber, album, etc.

    FORMAT is retrieved from the RBCO_RENAME_ID3_FORMAT environment variable. If there’s no such variable then a default format is used.

  • renpre PREFFIX FILES

    Renames all files in FILES adding PREFFIX in the beggining of the file name.

  • renrep OLDSTR NEWSTR FILES

    Renames all files in FILES replacing OLDSTR by NEWSTR.

  • rensuf SUFFIX FILES

    Renames all files in FILES adding SUFFIX in the end of the file name. File extension is preserved.

  • unhide FILES

    Unhides all hidden files in FILES.

  • renremoveacc FILES

    Rename the FILES by replacing all accentuated characters by their ASCII counterparts.

Changelog

0.5 (2011-06-26)

  • Added renid3 script.

0.4 (2011-01-31)

  • Refactoring: moved funcionality out of console.renmp3 to renaming.rename_mp3.
  • Now “mp3” renaming – provided by the renmp3 script – also removes accentuation.

0.3 (2011-01-31)

  • Added renaming.rename_remove_accentuation and console.renremoveacc – and its corresponding console script entry-point.

0.2 (2010-08-18)

  • Fixed bad setup.py.

0.1 (2010-08-15)

  • Initial release

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