Renaming multiple files in Microsoft Vista

6 April, 2009 § Leave a comment

A couple times a year you may actually want to rename multiple files all at the same time. I ran in to this today when I was given a .chm and a .h file from another coworker. The coworker had put spaces in the filename and I had to remove the spaces before I could work on them, like so:

Product Name Help.chm —> ProductNameHelp.chm
Product Name Help.h —> ProductNameHelp.h

In the process of renaming, I noticed a bug feature that lets you rename multiple files really fast and easy within Explorer. I’ve made a short video explaining how to do this:

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