ReNamer:Main menu

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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.
Shows the General tab of the Settings dialog.
Shows the Preview tab of the Settings dialog.
Shows the Rename tab of the Settings dialog.
Meta tags
Shows the Meta Tags tab of the Settings dialog.
Shows the Miscellaneous tab of the Settings dialog.
Filters CTRL+F Changes the default behavior when adding folders.

Presets menu

Note: Presets are explained here

Menu option Keyboard Shortcut What it does...

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 to folder where presets are stored (via Windows Explorer).
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:

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!

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).

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:


You can check the latest changes here.

About F1 Pops up a window like this:


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.
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.)