[Digikam-users] Renaming files

Peter Mc Donough mcd-mail-lists at gmx.net
Wed Jul 8 17:37:44 BST 2015

Am 08.07.2015 um 17:08 schrieb digikam at 911networks.com:
> On Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:53:25 +0200
> Peter Mc Donough <mcd-mail-lists at gmx.net> wrote:
>> For the photos themselves:
>> Using a tool: Before I do anything with the photos I have them
>> batch-renamed using the EXIF-information for YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS (24
>> hour clock) in the photos plus additional information.
>> For example: Your photo, taken today, could change from
>> dogs_vancouver_123.cr2 to
>> 20150708_132835x_collie.cr2
> Basically my question is :
> Is it possible to do substring operations on file renames? I need the
> last 4 characters of the filename.

I think it comes to renaming files. There should be a number of tools 
which do exactly that.

I use krename under Linux. It should be possible with digikam but I 
never tried it.


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