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Feb 2, 2009

I want to rename some files that I have in a folder, the names I want to end up with are in an excel sheet.

So the below 2 files are what 2 files are call currently, the file name below is what I want to change it to.

01 - Whigwield - Saturday Night.cdg
01 - Whigwield - Saturday Night - which is a music file.

I want to rename the file to this,

The next file is
02 - Take That Sure.cdg
02 - Take That Sure which is a music file.

I want to rename it to:

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Jun 16, 2014

Macro to rename files

I have following problem, discribed also in the link above.

I need a vba code to

- choose a folder instead of a file
- find all the files in the chosen folder with name that starts with "sz" and end with "_d"
- rename those files by replacing the first 5 numbers that follow sz with 5 different numbers that the user can choose e.g. through a user form.

I imagine the user to open the excel file, click on a form thats linked to a macro. The macro will call a userform and ask the user to choose the folder and type in a textbox the 5 new numbers.

I need the code that will be pasted behind the "OK" button in the userform.

Is this possible with vba?

Here a code i found in the link mentioned above, that i have applied and works - but needs to be modified to meet my needs:
Sub GetImportFileName()

Dim Filt As String
Dim FilterIndex As Integer
Dim Title As String
Dim FileName As Variant
Dim newname As String


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Dim n As Integer
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I'm thinking some sort of macro will let me insert a sheet into each of the files in the budget folder, which would have a formula that pulls the department number from a certain sheet in the file, and produce the file name I want into a certain cell. Then I would like a macro that goes into each file and renames it based on that cell. I'd like to know if this is possible and if there may be a better way to do it.

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In the above structure, the files are present inside each folders Jan, feb...Dec under the regions North, South East n west. note that I have to select files starting with "Sales" and copy them into a new folder(say results) and rename copied files as Sales1.xls, Sales2.xls etc. (Files are not present in the folder company1, north, south, east and east.)

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I have headings in row 1 of the "Attendance Data" worksheet that match the headings in the various files in the folder (which will always be in row 14 of the individual "*att*.xls" files).

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Source File: TestImage.jpg
I want rename as
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Not only Single file rename..if I want to rename Bulk means?...

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1. Set up a loop to get a directory listing of the folder and write the listing to a text file.

2. Open up the text file and get the next filename in it

3. Open the file in the associated application

4. Wait for 30 seconds (or some period of time) and then close the file

5. Repeat steps 2-4

DoIt = 1
While DoIt = 1
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Open "C:TempList.txt" for input as #2
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I can get the directory listing just fine with no problems

I can open the files in the associated application just fine with no problems.

with closing the application after 30 seconds or some period of time.

I need some code that will allow me to easily send it a filename and it will know how to close the file and the application that opened it.

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I have been able to narrow down the cause of this to the User Account Control system in Vista - if I turn OFF User Account Control, the Excel file opens normally and my application functions normally. Is there another option to open the Excel file without turning OFF User Account Control because some users may find it unacceptable to turn OFF this security feature. Ofcourse, one option is to install the application in another location, outside the Program Folder, and the file would open normally, but the Packaging Wizard that I am using to package the application does not allow me to install the application in any other location and thus, the application installs in the Program Folder and I am running into this problem of the Exel file opening as Read Only. Is there a way out of this situation where I can open the file normally (not as Read Only)?

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FileCopy (ImagePath & oldName, NewPath & newName)Sub RenameFiles()
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Dim newName As String
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One more thing. The third column in the second is called "COUL". there are short letters for colors in french

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BA = W
RG = R
SO = P
JA = Y
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Here is a link to the both CSV and an example excel file with the end result. In this example i haven`t change the shorts for the colors. It takes me too much time with the find and replace function. And at the moment i`m really pushed from time.


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I have several .mp3 files in a directory that I'd like to rename based on a list.

Currently I have a sheet with two columns starting at "A2" and "B2"

Column A contains the file path and old name (without extension) ie: C:RenameFromListOldName_01
Column B contains the file path and new name (without extension) ie: C:RenameFromListNewName_01

I've modified the code below (obtained here on these forums) to work with mp3 files, which renames them, but it also corrupts my files.

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I found a code that renames the text files incrementally (1,2,3..). I need to modify the code so that instead of renaming the files that way I rename them by their ID number (get the ID of each file while looping then rename It by that ID)
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Dim arrDatabase()
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