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Offline zeddi

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renaming question
« on: June 28, 2008, 09:25:49 AM »
Hello!

I use a Windows xp SR3 and the last version of PhotoMechanics (4.5.3.1).
Furthermore I use two cameras of Nikon:  one D3 and one D300.
I would like to rename the files automatic (with ingest) to the following schema:
D3:       y{actuations}
D300:   e{actuations}
and {actuations} should be with leading zeros, like 004568.

Is this possible? How I can recognize the both cameras and set the different letters?

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Joerg
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Re: renaming question
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2008, 09:52:27 AM »
I don't think you'll get the actuations with leading zeroes.  Adding a letter for the model can be achieved via a code replacement.
Simple create a code replacement file with the model name, a tab character, and the letter you want this model to get.  Then set your renaming string as follows:
\{model}\{act}
and you should be done  :)

Your Code Replacement file could look something like this (make sure to use a tab character before the replacement letter!):
// Photo Mechanic Code Replacement File
// Camera Model
NIKON D3           y
NIKON D300   e
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Re: renaming question
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2008, 11:41:51 PM »
I don't think you'll get the actuations with leading zeroes.  Adding a letter for the model can be achieved via a code replacement.
Simple create a code replacement file with the model name, a tab character, and the letter you want this model to get.  Then set your renaming string as follows:
\{model}\{act}
and you should be done  :)

Your Code Replacement file could look something like this (make sure to use a tab character before the replacement letter!):
// Photo Mechanic Code Replacement File
// Camera Model
NIKON D3           y
NIKON D300   e


Regarding leading zeros I cannot say anything maybe Kirk can.

By my oservations on Windows you surely cannot use / as code replacement delimiter in filenames so I switched to + instead it has no interference with filenaming. And if you use {snum} instead of the camera models then it works fine with not only different types of bodies but also with two (or more) different bodies of the same model.
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Re: renaming question
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2008, 06:49:37 AM »
I don't think you'll get the actuations with leading zeroes.  Adding a letter for the model can be achieved via a code replacement.
Simple create a code replacement file with the model name, a tab character, and the letter you want this model to get.  Then set your renaming string as follows:
\{model}\{act}
and you should be done  :)

Your Code Replacement file could look something like this (make sure to use a tab character before the replacement letter!):
// Photo Mechanic Code Replacement File
// Camera Model
NIKON D3           y
NIKON D300   e


Regarding leading zeros I cannot say anything maybe Kirk can.

Other than the sequence variable, there are no controls for adding leading zeroes to numeric values.

-Kirk