Use of Wild Characters

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#1 : 19/09-14 13:04
Trevor
Trevor
Posts: 2
Hi
Tried to find the wild check box for Replace in settings but not there. (Ver 3.64)
Trying to replace year in file name as follows:
kjhdcjkwbvd 2013 hjsgd
to
kjhdcjkwbvd [2013] hjsgd
but for any year, for example based on files with 20** as the year.

Any suggestions please.

(Love the program!)


19/09-14 13:04
#2 : 23/09-14 08:03
Stefan
Stefan
Posts: 264
Reply to #1:

 
FROM:
kjhdcjkwbvd 2013 hjsgd.ext

TO:
kjhdcjkwbvd [2013] hjsgd.ext

USE:
Replace method (http://www.advancedrenamer.com/user_guide/metho d_replace)
With an instring-RegEx match (http://www.advancedrenamer.com/user_guide/regul ar_expresions)

Replace: (\d{4})
With: [$1]
[X] Use RegEx


 

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23/09-14 08:03
#3 : 08/10-14 00:55
Trevor
Trevor
Posts: 2
Reply to #2:

Thanks you very much - not quite sure i understand the syntax but it works.


08/10-14 00:55