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Offline fotobarone

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Undo rename photos
« on: October 18, 2015, 08:46:02 AM »
Hi guys, is it possible to undo a rename photos command?
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Re: Undo rename photos
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2015, 11:31:25 AM »
Hi guys, is it possible to undo a rename photos command?

No.  It is not possible to undo renaming.

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Re: Undo rename photos
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2015, 10:27:05 AM »
There's no undo function in PM at all! At least in the Mac-version.

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Re: Undo rename photos
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2021, 04:09:07 AM »
It is possible to undo rename photos in 2021?

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Re: Undo rename photos
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2021, 08:33:39 AM »
It is possible to undo rename photos in 2021?

No.

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Re: Undo rename photos
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2021, 11:46:21 PM »
Ok, thank you for your answer Kirk!

Waiting for this functionality in the future  :)

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Re: Undo rename photos
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2021, 03:46:44 PM »
Some folks have taken to applying the {filenamebase} variable to some unused IPTC field during ingest ("Supp Cat 3" as an example). I do that myself with a local IPTC stationary pad during my basic ingest. That way, the original filename as it was during ingest is always available in the event of a renaming mishap. 

Also, depending on your camera or what edits you have done, the {frame} variable might also still have the frame number from which you might be able to recover the original filename. For example, renaming the files with "DSC_{frame}" or "IMG{frame}" might get you that original back.  Not sure if that would help you or not.

As always, keep in mind that the Rename dialog shows you a preview of what the new filenames will be so that you can make an informed decision about proceeding. :-)

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