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There can be several reasons for a failed renaming operation. [[ReNamer:Validation|Validation]] process will try to prevent some common problems prior to renaming by raising warnings during the preview process, but it cannot catch all possible problems. The most common reasons for failed renaming are as follows:
 
There can be several reasons for a failed renaming operation. [[ReNamer:Validation|Validation]] process will try to prevent some common problems prior to renaming by raising warnings during the preview process, but it cannot catch all possible problems. The most common reasons for failed renaming are as follows:
  
# File path exceeds MAX_PATH characters
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# Destination file already exists
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# Source file does not exist
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! Problem
# No permission to rename the file
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! Reason
# Invalid destination path
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! Workaround
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| File path exceeds MAX_PATH characters
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| Destination file already exists (name conflict)
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| Source file does not exist
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| you [[ReNamer:Renaming_folders|renamed its folder first]]
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| Remove the items listed in Files pane, and add them again (with the new path).
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|You don't have sufficient privileges to rename the file
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|Invalid destination path
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Revision as of 04:09, 26 September 2010

{{{iparam}}} This article needs to be expanded!
  • Give examples for all reasons
  • Include possible workarounds

There can be several reasons for a failed renaming operation. Validation process will try to prevent some common problems prior to renaming by raising warnings during the preview process, but it cannot catch all possible problems. The most common reasons for failed renaming are as follows:

Problem Reason Workaround
File path exceeds MAX_PATH characters
Destination file already exists (name conflict)
Source file does not exist you renamed its folder first Remove the items listed in Files pane, and add them again (with the new path).
You don't have sufficient privileges to rename the file
Invalid destination path

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