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Old 04-11-2012, 10:00 AM
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Rename file to its folder's name.

I have about 20 directories which get updated every day at a certain location in the system.


ABC folder contains ABC_2012_04_11_045308_1288340.txt

XYZ folder contains XYZ_2012_04_11_045308_1288340.txt

I need to loop through each folder,

- find the file that matches the folder name
- Rename the file to its folder name

Eg., ABC_2012_04_11_045308_1288340.txt Should become ABC.txt

Here's what I'm doing.

<step action='Rename Files'>
<Find> [FormatDirectoryName("%PROCFILES_FILE_DIR%")]</Find>
<FirstOnly type='11'>0</FirstOnly>
<HideOn type='11'>-1</HideOn>
<LogRenamed type='11'>-1</LogRenamed>
<LogUnchanged type='11'>-1</LogUnchanged>
<Replace> [FormatDirectoryName("%PROCFILES_FILE_DIR%")]</Replace>
<SysOn type='11'>-1</SysOn>
<indent type='3'>2</indent>
<name>Rename Files</name>

I see that the above step finds the files, but does not rename them. What am I missing?

Renaming files/folders in 'D:\Backups\ABC\'...
ABC_2012_04_11_045308_1288340.txt not renamed
1 file(s)/folder(s) processed, 0 file(s)/folder(s) renamed
4/11/2012 10:46:30 AM: Building project step 16 - Process Files ALL...
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:41 AM
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See the attached sample.
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:17 AM
raghuk raghuk is online now
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That worked.. I had to check "Process once for each folder containing matching files".

Thank you!
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