Vim question

Alec Shaw shaw.alec at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 10:40:28 MST 2009


Thanks all for the pointer to rename - looks like a very useful command.
I found a man page for it but it is very sparse.  Is there a good 
description for
the options and usage of rename?

Thanks.
Alec Shaw

Siddharth Patwardhan wrote:
> ................
>> I use the rename command for this.  The syntax is: rename FROM TO FILE...
>> So, for this example:
>>
>> rename ' ' _ *
>>     
>
> Yes... I've also found the 'rename' command to be quite useful for 
> mass-renaming of files. It is especially powerful because of its 
> support for Perl-style regex substitution:
>
> rename 's/\s+/_/g' *
>
> -- Sid.
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