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Script to copy and name file multiple times

Posted on 2009-05-15
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I need to copy and rename one file multiple times.
Let's say the file name is StartFile.jpg
I would like to copy StartFile.jpg, rename it to
1000a.jpg
1000b.jpg
1000c.jpg
1000d.jpg
1000e.jpg
1001a.jpg
1001b.jpg
1000c.jpg
etc...all the way to 2000e.jpg

Any ideas on how to do something like that?

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Dim fso, fil, Counter

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set fil = fso.GetFile("c:\folder\subfolder\StartFile.jpg")

For Counter = 1000 To 2000
    fil.Copy "c:\folder\subfolder\" & Counter & "a.jpg"
    fil.Copy "c:\folder\subfolder\" & Counter & "b.jpg"
    fil.Copy "c:\folder\subfolder\" & Counter & "c.jpg"
    fil.Copy "c:\folder\subfolder\" & Counter & "d.jpg"
    fil.Copy "c:\folder\subfolder\" & Counter & "e.jpg"
Next

Set fil = Nothing
Set fso = Nothing
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Awesome!

Thanks.
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