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Offline Clive Blair

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How to Auto Select Images in a Folder
« on: May 09, 2018, 04:18:48 pm »
I have a text file with a list of 70 image numbers, each separated by a comma, and I'd like to know how to use that list to automatically select those images out from a folder of a few hundred images.
I know how to use a list where each image number is on a separate line using EDIT>LOAD SELECTION in PhotoMechanic, but it doesn't work where each image number is separated by a comma.

Thanks in advance
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Re: How to Auto Select Images in a Folder
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 12:09:10 am »
You’ll have to edit the file and change the comma to a new line character. If you are on a Mac there are several command line tools to do this easily, but must text editors should be able to do the find and replace quite easily too.
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Re: How to Auto Select Images in a Folder
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2018, 07:31:27 am »
This is awesome!
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Re: How to Auto Select Images in a Folder
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 02:38:36 pm »
You’ll have to edit the file and change the comma to a new line character. If you are on a Mac there are several command line tools to do this easily, but must text editors should be able to do the find and replace quite easily too.

You're a genius!! Thank you so much!! :-D