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Re: Renameing many filenames

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Renameing many filenames
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 17:06:03 +0300

> From: Florian Sukup <>
> Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 14:38:33 +0200
> "Kenneth E. Fisler" wrote:
> > 
> > Open the directory in dired (C-x d /path/to/subdir RETURN).  Put the cursor 
> > on
> > the filename and hit R.  Type in the name.
> Thanks for your hint. 
> I'd like just to edit the filename instead of writing
> it as a whole.
> For example, if a file is named:
> long_filename_as_eyample and I want to replace y and x,
> I only want to go to the filename in the buffer und
> type x making long_filename_as_example.

See the node "Transforming File Names" in the Emacs manual, it
documents the Dired commands that allow you to do this.

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