How to activate Rename multiple items menu bar action in Finder?

There is a handy menu bar action in Finder that can rename a file:

However when you select multiple items, the menu bar action changes name and my hotkey gets dropped:

Is it possible to make one hotkey that will either rename item if only one item is selected or it will rename multiple items if multiple items is selected from one hotkey?


@gglick has demonstrated a similar macro here:

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Hey Nikita,

Apple is stupid about things like that...

By now you should know that adding a caret to the beginning of your menu item string turns it into a regular expression:



Thank you @ccstone

I knew that regex was one solution I could use but didn’t think the regex would be that simple. My bad.

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Me neither! :man_facepalming:t2: