How to Remove first 2 characters on command line

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How to Remove first 2 characters on command line

Postby fokeiro2020 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:20 am

hi guys im using the command line to rename some files inside folders

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BRC64.exe /DIR:"E:\PDF" /NOFOLDERS /RECURSIVE /NODUP  /STRIPDIGITS  /EXECUTE


but also after need to rerun and only remove the first 2 characters on each file inside some folders

is this possible on command line ?
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Re: How to Remove first 2 characters on command line

Postby RegexNinja » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:16 am

Hi,

/RemoveFirstN:2 permanently removes the 1st-2 characters
/CutFirstN:2 also removes them, but lets you to paste them back-in later, if needed

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Re: How to Remove first 2 characters on command line

Postby fokeiro2020 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:22 pm

RegexNinja wrote:Hi,

/RemoveFirstN:2 permanently removes the 1st-2 characters
/CutFirstN:2 also removes them, but lets you to paste them back-in later, if needed

Cheers


great thanks for the help for some reason replace _ also replaces - im not sure why so if I have TEST_FILE-NAME.jpg using replace _ give me TESTFILENAME.jpg
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Re: How to Remove first 2 characters on command line

Postby RegexNinja » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:21 am

Hi.. That shouldnt be the case.. Do you have multiple /Replace-commands ??
Its probably some other command doing it.. Feel free to post the whole command-line.
For the record, syntax is like:

/ReplaceCI:"__Remove__:__Replace__"

If you omit Replace, then Remove is just removed.
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