Rename Finder Selected Files With Sequential Number @Example

MACRO:   Rename Finder Selected Files With Sequential Number @Example

~~~ VER: 1.0    2017-05-17 ~~~

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Rename Finder Selected Files With Sequential Number @Example.kmmacros (15 KB)

NOTICE: This macro is provided as an example for educational purposes, and may, or may not, be ready for Production use.
USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
It will make changes to the file name of files you have selected in the Finder.

The macro was uploaded in a DISABLED state without any trigger.
You will need to ENABLE it before it can be triggered.

  • While I have given this macro limited testing, and to the best of my knowledge will do no harm, I cannot guarantee it.
  • You should do additional testing before using in a Production environment.
  • If you have any doubts or questions:
    • Ask first
    • Turn on the KM Debugger from the KM Status Menu, and step through the macro, making sure you understand what it is doing with each Action.

Files Selected in Finder

Example Results (Successful)

Example Results if Error


ReleaseNotes

Author.@JMichaelTX

PURPOSE:

  • Rename Files with Numbers at end using new Index Number

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Last Index Number used is Saved
  • Each subsequent execution of Macro will use next Index Number
  • Numbers at END of File Name are removed, but numbers within the File Name are kept.
    • movieclip99.mp4 --> movieclip01.mp4
    • movie001clip99.mp4 --> movie001clip01.mp4

HOW TO USE:

  1. Select Files in Finder
  2. Trigger this Macro

MACRO SETUP

  • Carefully review the Release Notes and the Macro Actions
    • Make sure you understand what the Macro will do.
    • You are responsible for running the Macro, not me. :wink:
      .
  • Assign a Trigger to this maro.
  • Move this macro to a Macro Group that is only Active when you need this Macro.
  • ENABLE this Macro.
    .
  • REVIEW/CHANGE THE FOLLOWING MACRO ACTIONS:
    (all shown in the magenta color)
    • Increment Movie Index
    • Change the Format as desired.

TAGS: @Rename @Finder

USER SETTINGS:

  • Any Action in magenta color is designed to be changed by end-user

ACTION COLOR CODES

  • To facilitate the reading, customizing, and maintenance of this macro,
    key Actions are colored as follows:
  • GREEN -- Key Comments designed to highlight main sections of macro
  • MAGENTA -- Actions designed to be customized by user
  • YELLOW -- Primary Actions (usually the main purpose of the macro)
  • ORANGE -- Actions that permanently destroy Variables or Clipboards,
    OR IF/THEN and PAUSE Actions

REQUIRES:

  1. Keyboard Maestro Ver 7.3+ (don't even ask me about KM 6 support).
  2. El Capitan 10.11.6+
  • It make work with Yosemite, but I make no guarantees.

USE AT YOUR OWN RISK

  • While I have given this limited testing, and to the best of my knowledge will do no harm, I cannot guarantee it.
  • If you have any doubts or questions:
    • Ask first
    • Turn on the KM Debugger from the KM Status Menu, and step through the macro, making sure you understand what it is doing with each Action.

5 Likes

please
where i change the path of the folder
that the macro will affecting on ?

It's based on what you have selected in Finder.

Please read the ReleaseNotes for the macro.

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