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Convert Windows filename to all lowercase?


myztalk112
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In Windows Explorer, manually place mouse over file name, click once to select the name. You could use other techniques, manual or macro-driven to do the selection.

 

Macro can then do this:

Type <ALTD>f<ALTU>m which highlights the name to be changed.

Clipboard Copy the highlighted name.

Set String T1 from clipboard.

Variable Modify String: Lowercase %T1%

Text Type T1 which overtypes the highlighted name.

Text Type <ENTER>

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<F2> does the same thing as <ALTD>f<ALTU>m

 

...and is less likely to misfire.

 

Do you also want to lowercase the file extension? Because if you do, you may need to do something like this...

 

Text Type <F2> ' select the name

TextType <SHIFT><END> ' extend selection to include the extension

Clipboard Copy ' the selected name

Set String %T1% from clipboard

Variable Modify String: Lowercase %T1%

Text Type %T1% ' type over the selected name

Text Type <ENTER>

 

If you want the macro to be ready to do the same thing to the next file, add this line:

 

Text Type <DOWN>

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