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In this appendix, all the menus and context menu options are described.  
 
In this appendix, all the menus and context menu options are described.  
  
=== Main menu ===
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=== File menu ===
 
 
{| class="prettytable"
 
! <center>Menu</center>
 
! <center>option</center>
 
! <center>Keyboard Shortcut</center>
 
! <center>What it does...</center>
 
  
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! Menu option
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! Keyboard Shortcut
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! What it does...
 
|-
 
|-
| File
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| New Project
| New project
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| CTRL+N  
| CTRL+N
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| Create a new project. Clear all rules and files.
| @@@ what does this do? What's a project?
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| undo
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| Undo Renaming
| SHFT+CTRL+Z
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| SHFT+CTRL+Z  
| Reverses the effect of the last operation.
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| If possible, reverses the effect of the last renaming operation.
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Paste
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| Paste Files
| SHFT+CTRL+V
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| SHFT+CTRL+V  
| Pastes the selection of files into the '''Files''' pane.
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|  
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Pastes the selection of files from the clipboard into the '''Files''' pane.<br>(We assume that you have already copied some files into the clipboard)
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Add files
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| Add files  
| F3
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| F3  
| Starts a window to select specific file(s) from any folder.
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| Starts a window to select specific file(s) from any folder and add them to the '''Files''' pane.
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Add folders
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| Add folders  
| F4
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| F4  
| Starts a window to add all files from a chosen folder (depends on settings)
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| Starts a window to add all files from a chosen folder (behavior depends on [[ReNamer:Filter settings|Filter settings]])
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Preview
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| Preview  
| F4
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| F5
| Manual preview (not required in ''auto-preview'' mode)
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| Manual preview (not required if ''auto-preview'' mode is on)
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Rename
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| Rename  
| F5
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| F6
| 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.
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Exit
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| Exit  
| ALT+F4
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| ALT+F4  
 
| Closes the application
 
| Closes the application
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|}
  
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=== Settings menu ===
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{| class="wikitable"
 
|-
 
|-
| Settings
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! Menu option
| All settings
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! Keyboard Shortcut
| F8
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! What it does...
| See [#6.2.Appendix-B Menus for Files pane|outline Appendix-B] for settings.  
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|-
 
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| All Settings
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| F8  
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| See [[ReNamer:Program settings|'''Program settings''']] for details.
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|-
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| General
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|
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| Shows the [[ReNamer:Program settings#General_settings|'''General''']] tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
 
|-
 
|-
| General
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| Preview
 
|  
 
|  
| Shows the '''General''' tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
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| Shows the [[ReNamer:Program settings#Preview_settings|'''Preview''']] tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Preview
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| Rename
 
|  
 
|  
| Shows the '''Preview''' tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
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| Shows the [[ReNamer:Program settings#Rename_settings|'''Rename''']] tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Rename
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| Meta tags
 
|  
 
|  
| Shows the '''Rename''' tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
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| Shows the [[ReNamer:Program settings#Meta tags settings|'''Meta Tags''']] tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Meta tags
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| Miscellaneous
 
|  
 
|  
| Pops up a window like this, from where meta tags can be selected:
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| Shows the [[ReNamer:Program settings#Miscellaneous_settings|'''Miscellaneous''']] tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
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|-
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| Filters
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| CTRL+F
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| Changes the default behavior when [[ReNamer:Adding files and folders#Adding_items_using_the_.27Add_Folders.27_button|adding folders]], and allows specifying filtering based on file mask.
  
[[Image:]]
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See the [[ReNamer:Filter settings|Filter settings]] article for more information.
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|}
  
|-
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=== Presets menu ===
| Miscellaneous
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'''Note:''' Presets are explained [[ReNamer:Using_presets|here]]
| Shows the '''Miscellaneous''' tab of the '''Settings''' dialog.
 
  
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{| class="wikitable"
 
|-
 
|-
| Filters
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! Menu option
| ALT+F
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! Keyboard Shortcut
| Changes the default behavior when adding folders.
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! What it does...
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Presets
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| Load  
| Load
 
 
|  
 
|  
| @@@
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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'''.
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Save As...
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| Save As...  
| CTRL+S
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| CTRL+S  
| @@@
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| Saves the current preset.
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Manage
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| Manage  
| CTRL+M
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| CTRL+M  
| @@@
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| Opens the [[ReNamer:Using_presets|'''Preset Manager''']] dialog.
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Browse...
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| Browse...  
 
|  
 
|  
| @@@
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| Browse to folder where presets are stored (via Windows Explorer).
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Import...
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| Import...  
 
|  
 
|  
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| Select presets from any folder in your file system, which you want to be copied to ReNamer's '''Presets''' folder.
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Create links
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| Create links  
 
|  
 
|  
| The following window pops up:
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| The following window pops up:  
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[[Image:PresetLinksDialog.png]]
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Shortcuts (also known as "droplets") will be created for every available ''preset'' and placed in the selected folder.
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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. If the preset contained any filter settings, they will be applied to the files that where sent to the link.
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* 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.
  
[[Image:]]@@@ complete this! How this is used?
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For more information, please see [[ReNamer:Command Line|Command Line usage]].
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<span style="color: red; font-weight: bold;">
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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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</span>
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Rescan
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| Rescan  
 
|  
 
|  
| @@@
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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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=== Help menu ===
  
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! Menu option
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! Keyboard Shortcut
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! What it does...
 
|-
 
|-
| Help
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| Help (online)
| User Manual
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| F1
| ALT+F1
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| Open online manual.
| Pops up ''this'' pdf file.  
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Donate
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| User Manual
 
|  
 
|  
| Pops up a window like this:
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| Opens "User Manual" file which is distributed with the application (PDF format).
  
 
|-
 
|-
| What's new
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| History
 
|  
 
|  
| Pops up a window like this:
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| Opens "History.txt" file which is distributed with the application. The file contains the list of changes for the current and previous versions.
 
 
[[Image:]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
| About
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| About  
| F1
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| Alt+F1  
| Pops up a window like this:
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| Shows a dialog that provides you with general information about ReNamer, and contact details in case you are facing any difficulties that are not covered in this manual.<br>
  
[[Image:]]
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A right click on the white header of the dialog will place ReNamer's version information to the clipboard. (Now you can paste it into your posts at the forum.)
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Latest revision as of 09:50, 23 September 2019

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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 Renaming SHFT+CTRL+Z If possible, reverses the effect of the last renaming operation.
Paste Files 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 F5 Manual preview (not required if auto-preview mode is on)
Rename F6 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 CTRL+F Changes the default behavior when adding folders, and allows specifying filtering based on file mask.

See the Filter settings article for more information.

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 (also known as "droplets") 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...
Help (online) F1 Open online manual.
User Manual Opens "User Manual" file which is distributed with the application (PDF format).
History Opens "History.txt" file which is distributed with the application. The file contains the list of changes for the current and previous versions.
About Alt+F1 Shows a dialog that provides you with general information about ReNamer, and contact details in case you are facing any difficulties that are not covered in this manual.

A right click on the white header of the dialog will place ReNamer's version information to the clipboard. (Now you can paste it into your posts at the forum.)