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rename in batch ,many photos in a dir , from a xls list column data ?

Posted on 2013-01-14
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i have a dir   "Photos_ID1"  in desktop , with photos named  all ready from a list of column ''B''  in sheet  "Prod_Photos" also there is a photo called "No_photo_yet.jpg"


   " A "                                         " B "          Dir  "Photos_ID1"      final result on dir
Su10000-M95-C413               156-0099          156-0099.jpg          Su10000-M95-C413.jpg
Su10001-M520-C41           140-1829          140-1829.jpg         Su10001-M520-C41.jpg                
Su10002-M95-C413               156-0145           156-0145.jpg       Su10002-M95-C413.jpg

1.         i want to compare the "B"  list with dir /photos and if i dont have photo with the selected value ,  i want  in  "B" column  to replace the cell  with value "No_photo_yet"

2nd ....i want to rename  the photos in dir ,with the "A" column

Do this for 6000 values in "B" or "A"
   

many thanks , to everyone that helps.
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with values listed in A & B (nothing in Columns C and D)...

Save the attached file in the "Photos_ID1" folder and run the following macro...

Sub Change_JPEG()

strPath = ThisWorkbook.Path
Dim xx As String
Dim arr

LastDataRow = Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row

arr = Range("A1:D" & LastDataRow).Value

For x = 1 To UBound(arr)
If Len(Dir(strPath & "\" & arr(x, 2) & ".jpg")) <> 0 Then
    Name strPath & "\" & arr(x, 2) & ".jpg" As strPath & "\" & arr(x, 1) & ".jpg"
    arr(x, 3) = strPath & "\" & arr(x, 2) & ".jpg"
    arr(x, 4) = strPath & "\" & arr(x, 1) & ".jpg"
Else
    arr(x, 3) = "No_photo_yet"
    arr(x, 4) = ""
End If
Next x
Range("A1:D" & LastDataRow).Value = arr

End Sub

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Sub Change_JPEG()

strPath = ThisWorkbook.Path
Dim xx As String
Dim arr

LastDataRow = Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row

arr = Range("A1:B" & LastDataRow).Value

For x = 1 To UBound(arr)
If Len(Dir(strPath & "\" & arr(x, 2) & ".jpg")) <> 0 Then
    Name strPath & "\" & arr(x, 2) & ".jpg" As strPath & "\" & arr(x, 1) & ".jpg"
Else
    arr(x, 2) = "No_photo_yet"
End If
Next x
Range("A1:B" & LastDataRow).Value = arr
End Sub

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Dir-change.xlsm
Dir-change.xlsm
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by:tonyantony
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i tested 1st macro ,  no need for the other, works fine many thanks , good job
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by:Steve
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Glad to help, I just did the second as it was what you asked for, but I thought leaving the original data alone was a cleaner result.

ATB
Steve.
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