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Re: wdired -- nifty indeed. BUT "m" --> "*"-mark has NO EFFECT on query-


From: José A . Romero L .
Subject: Re: wdired -- nifty indeed. BUT "m" --> "*"-mark has NO EFFECT on query-replace
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2011 04:23:15 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On 9 Sty, 01:38, address@hidden (David Combs) wrote:
> What would be cool with wdired would to be able to "mark"
> certain files, and then by a global edit, like a query-replace "!",
> to change only *those* files' names.
>
> Unfortunately, query-replace "!" changes ALL of them, marked or not.
>
> Ideas?
(...)

Sure:

1) (In Dired) mark all the files you want to rename
2) Press t k
3) Enter WDired and do you query-replace with "!"

Cheers,
--
José A. Romero L.
escherdragon at gmail
"We who cut mere stones must always be envisioning cathedrals."
(Quarry worker's creed)



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