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BRU wont rename file

Postby mamaijee » Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:46 am

I am trying to change the case of some of the words in a file name. I used "Case 4 - Title", in order to do so.
e.g
If file name is Tom Brown - All BAKED PUDDING Recipes, I am able to rename it to Tom Brown - All Baked Pudding Recipes.
After I click on rename it says one file has been renamed but when I go back to Explorer the name is still the old one with caps!
Where is my mistake? I have lots of files with caps all over the place and would like them all to be consistent.
Pls help
Thank u
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Re: BRU wont rename file

Postby therube » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:31 am

Are you sure you told BRU to actually 'Rename' ?

Are you sure the file you're looking at on disk is the file you've renamed?
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Re: BRU wont rename file

Postby mamaijee » Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:38 pm

Thank you for taking the time to reply.

"re you sure you told BRU to actually 'Rename' ?"
Yes I did. In fact I did it again today thinking that maybe there was a glitch in the system which would get solved when I shut the PC overnight! But still the words which have uppercase still remain the same.

"
Are you sure the file you're looking at on disk is the file you've renamed?"
Yes
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Re: BRU wont rename file

Postby therube » Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:09 pm

Enable logging if it is not - Renaming Options -> Log...

Rename your file, "Tom Brown - All BAKED PUDDING Recipes".
Post the contents of your log file here (the entries related to tom brown).


(Then disable the logging if you no longer need it.)
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Re: BRU wont rename file

Postby mamaijee » Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:24 pm

Here is the log file

12/06/2020 9:21:44 PM - Renamed "C:\Users\Meher_shroff\Documents\1 Cookery\Website Favourites\Tom Brown - ALL BAKED PUDDING Recipes.epub" to "C:\Users\Meher_shroff\Documents\1 Cookery\Website Favourites\Tom Brown - All Baked Pudding Recipes.epub"
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Re: BRU wont rename file

Postby Admin » Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:36 am

Are you checking the same file in Windows Explorer?

That is in
C:\Users\Meher_shroff\Documents\1 Cookery\Website Favourites\
?

Could another program be restoring the original version?

Also try to rename a test file in complete different location e.g. c:\test\testfile.txt
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Re: BRU wont rename file

Postby mamaijee » Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:15 pm

I did a google search and found this is not a BRU problem but a Windows 10 problem! The answer I got from many websites was in general:

"This is a long known issue for many versions of Windows, this happens because in the background, files names are case insensitive and Windows ignores case . . .

......rest assured, there is nothing wrong with your system, this is just a known bug that has been around forever and has not been addressed by Microsoft "
The solution was that in BRU after selecting the Title Case one also has to add a Suffix to the filename. I chose to add = at the end. Then I did Rename and then the name changed as I wanted in Explorer, albeit with a = at the end. The = does not bother me so I left it there, but if u want you can go back in and change it.

I am sorry I put you through all the trouble thingking it was a BRU problem and many thanks for all your efforts.

Best wishes
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