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Batch REN, removing a word from a file with 2 .dots.

Posted on 2009-04-07
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Alright, so here's my deal.  I'm not the most profficent with DOS batch commands, but I'm trying to create a scheduled task to handle removing a word from all files in a specific folder daily.

The folder contains files named like this:
ABC0.75gy_white.jpg
DEF1.23AB_white.jpg

I want to remove the _white from all filenames, no matter where it is.

The examples I've found, described below, break when there are two dots in the statement, breaking the delims, I believe.

For what it's worth, the _white word should always be right before the jpg, so if there was a way to remove "_white.jpg" and tack on .jpg, that would work as a solution.

Thanks!

@echo off&for %%f in (*_white*) do call :ProcessFile %%f
goto :eof
:ProcessFile
echo %1
for /F "delims=_. tokens=1,3" %%c in ("%1") do ren "%1" "%%c.%%d"

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@echo off
setlocal EnableDelayedExpansion
for %%F in (*_white*) do (
  set file=%%F
  ren !file! !file:_white.jpg=.jpg!
)

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