Renaming the middle part of a filename

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#1 : 04/03-20 17:16
Garry
Garry
Posts: 2
Hi, I need to rename about 300 files from the example below and I'm struggling to get my head around it

From

ABC_DEF_1\23456789_2020_03_04

to

ABC_DEF_1\2345XXXX_2020_03_04

Each file has the constant ABC_DEF_1\2345NNNN_2020_03_04 but the NNNN part is different on all files, I just need to make the NNNN part in to XXXX

Many thanks


04/03-20 17:16
#2 : 04/03-20 22:13
David Lee
David Lee
Posts: 365
Replace method using Regular Expressions...

Replace: ^.{14}\K\d{4}
with: XXXX

Skips 14 characters starting at the beginning of the filename and then replaces the following 4 digits.






04/03-20 22:13
#3 : 05/03-20 14:37
Garry
Garry
Posts: 2
Reply to #2:

Many thanks, you've saved me a very tedious job, much appreciated


05/03-20 14:37