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! What it does...
 
! What it does...
 
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| File
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| New Project
 
| CTRL+N  
 
| CTRL+N  
 
| Create a new project. Clear all rules and files.
 
| Create a new project. Clear all rules and files.
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| Undo  
 
| Undo  
 
| SHFT+CTRL+Z  
 
| SHFT+CTRL+Z  
| Reverses the effect of the last operation.
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| If possible, reverses the effect of the last renaming operation.
 
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| Paste  
 
| Paste  
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| Preview  
 
| Preview  
 
| F4  
 
| F4  
| Manual preview (not required in ''auto-preview'' mode)
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| Manual preview (not required if ''auto-preview'' mode is on)
 
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| Rename  
 
| Rename  
 
| F5  
 
| F5  
| Renames the file as shown in the '''New Names''' column in the '''Files''' pane.
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| Renames the file with a name shown in the '''New Name''' ('''New Path''') column in the '''Files''' pane.
 
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| Exit  
 
| Exit  
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! What it does...
 
! What it does...
 
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| Settings  
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| All Settings  
 
| F8  
 
| F8  
| See [[ReNamer:Menus for the Files pane|Menus for Files pane]] for settings.
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| See [[ReNamer:Program settings|'''Program settings''']] for details.
 
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| General  
 
| General  
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| Meta tags  
 
| Meta tags  
 
| <br>  
 
| <br>  
| Pops up a window like this, from where meta tags can be selected:
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| Shows the [[ReNamer:Program settings#Meta tags settings|'''Meta Tags''']] tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
[[Image:MetaTagsDialog.png]]  
 
  
 
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Opens a submenu as a list of all available presets. Click on a preset to load its rules in the '''Rules''' pane.If the preset also contains any filters settings, they are set also..
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Opens a submenu with a list of all available presets. Click on a preset to load its rules in the '''Rules''' pane. If the preset was saved with any filter settings, they will also be set.
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'''Note:''' Be aware that all current rules will be lost. If you want to add a preset in the end of the current rules stack use [[ReNamer:Using_presets|'''Append preset''']] option from '''Preset Manager'''.  
  
 
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| CTRL+M  
 
| CTRL+M  
 
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Opens the '''Preset Manager''' dialog.  
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Opens the [[ReNamer:Using_presets|'''Preset Manager''']] dialog.  
  
 
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| Import...  
 
| Import...  
 
| <br>  
 
| <br>  
| Selects presets from the file system, which will be copied to ReNamer's '''Presets''' folder.
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| Select presets from any folder in your file system, which you want to be copied to ReNamer's '''Presets''' folder.
 
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| Create links  
 
| Create links  
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Shortcuts will be created for every available ''preset'' and placed in the selected folder. <br>  
 
Shortcuts will be created for every available ''preset'' and placed in the selected folder. <br>  
  
*If the '''Load with Preset''' option is selected, the linked preset will be loaded in ReNamer automatically. Now you can edit these rules, delete some of the rules, add some more rules, and finally rename the files. If the preset contained any filter settings, you cqan edit them also.
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*If the '''Load with Preset''' option is selected, links will only open new ReNamer window with the preset loaded into '''Rules''' pane and files that where sent to the link loaded into '''Files''' pane. Now you can edit rules, delete or add some more rules, and finally rename the files.<br>If the preset contained any filter settings, they will be applied to the files that where sent to the link.
 
*If the '''Rename with Preset''' option is selected, the linked preset will be loaded and all files which were sent to the link will be automatically renamed. <br>
 
*If the '''Rename with Preset''' option is selected, the linked preset will be loaded and all files which were sent to the link will be automatically renamed. <br>
  
 
For more information, please see [[ReNamer:Command Line use|Command Line usage]]. <br> <span style="color: red; font-weight: bold;">
 
For more information, please see [[ReNamer:Command Line use|Command Line usage]]. <br> <span style="color: red; font-weight: bold;">
WARNING: Be careful with the '''"Rename with Preset'''" option: It will rename files without asking you for confirmation!
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WARNING: Be careful with the '''"Rename with Preset'''" option. It will rename files without asking for your confirmation!
 
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| Rescan  
 
| Rescan  
 
| <br>  
 
| <br>  
| Scan the preset folder for new presets. Useful if you have manually modified the content of the presets folder.
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| Scans the preset folder for new presets. Useful if you have manually modified the content of the presets folder as you don't have to restart ReNamer to use them.
 
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Takes you to the donation web page.  
 
Takes you to the donation web page.  
 
 
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Although ReNamer is freeware, you could support the project with a small donation.  
Although ReNamer is a freeware, you could support the project with a small donation.  
 
  
 
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Revision as of 22:41, 27 August 2009

In this appendix, all the menus and context menu options are described.

File menu

Menu option Keyboard Shortcut What it does...
New Project CTRL+N Create a new project. Clear all rules and files.
Undo SHFT+CTRL+Z If possible, reverses the effect of the last renaming operation.
Paste SHFT+CTRL+V

Pastes the selection of files from the clipboard into the Files pane.
(We assume that you have already copied some files into the clipboard)

Add files F3 Starts a window to select specific file(s) from any folder and add them to the Files pane.
Add folders F4 Starts a window to add all files from a chosen folder (behavior depends on Filter settings)
Preview F4 Manual preview (not required if auto-preview mode is on)
Rename F5 Renames the file with a name shown in the New Name (New Path) column in the Files pane.
Exit ALT+F4 Closes the application

Settings menu

Menu option Keyboard Shortcut What it does...
All Settings F8 See Program settings for details.
General
Shows the General tab of the Settings dialog.
Preview
Shows the Preview tab of the Settings dialog.
Rename
Shows the Rename tab of the Settings dialog.
Meta tags
Shows the Meta Tags tab of the Settings dialog.
Miscellaneous
Shows the Miscellaneous tab of the Settings dialog.
Filters ALT+F Changes the default behavior when adding folders.

Presets menu

Note: Presets are explained here

Menu option Keyboard Shortcut What it does...
Load

Opens a submenu with a list of all available presets. Click on a preset to load its rules in the Rules pane. If the preset was saved with any filter settings, they will also be set.

Note: Be aware that all current rules will be lost. If you want to add a preset in the end of the current rules stack use Append preset option from Preset Manager.

Save As... CTRL+S Saves the current preset.
Manage CTRL+M

Opens the Preset Manager dialog.

Browse...
Browse to folder where presets are stored (via Windows Explorer).
Import...
Select presets from any folder in your file system, which you want to be copied to ReNamer's Presets folder.
Create links
The following window pops up:
PresetLinksDialog.png

Shortcuts will be created for every available preset and placed in the selected folder.

  • If the Load with Preset option is selected, links will only open new ReNamer window with the preset loaded into Rules pane and files that where sent to the link loaded into Files pane. Now you can edit rules, delete or add some more rules, and finally rename the files.
    If the preset contained any filter settings, they will be applied to the files that where sent to the link.
  • If the Rename with Preset option is selected, the linked preset will be loaded and all files which were sent to the link will be automatically renamed.

For more information, please see Command Line usage.
WARNING: Be careful with the "Rename with Preset" option. It will rename files without asking for your confirmation!

Rescan
Scans the preset folder for new presets. Useful if you have manually modified the content of the presets folder as you don't have to restart ReNamer to use them.

Help menu

Menu option Keyboard Shortcut What it does...
User Manual ALT+F1 Opens User Manual file which is distributed with the application (PDF file).
Donate

Takes you to the donation web page.
Although ReNamer is freeware, you could support the project with a small donation.

What's new

Pops up a window like this:

File:AboutWindow.png

You can check the latest changes here.

About F1 Pops up a window like this:

File:WhatsNewWindow.png

This screen provides you with general information about ReNamer, and contact details in case you are facing any difficulties that are not covered in this manual.