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Sample RegExp

Postby Admin » Sun Mar 19, 2006 5:02 pm

I've just been asked to solve this problem, so here goes:

Suppose I have 100 files named in the same manner as the following three:

001 G61138 ElPaisanoHotel,MarfaTX20051221.jpg
002 SD0337 PresidioCoCourthouse,MarfaTX20051221.jpg
003 G14338 OldHouse,MarfaTX20051221.jpg

I would like to move the second group of alphanumeric characters (i.e., G61138, SD0337, G14338, etc.) in each of 100 filenames to the end of the filename, as follows:

001 ElPaisanoHotel,MarfaTX20051221 G61138.jpg
002 PresidioCoCourthouse,MarfaTX20051221 SD0337.jpg
003 OldHouse,MarfaTX20051221 G14338.jpg

Here's my solution:

Match: (\d\d\d\s)([A-Za-z0-9]*\s)(.*)
Replace: \1\3 \2

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Postby aban » Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:14 am


This code work great, really useful,

Tahnks. :wink:

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