how to change the name of a group of files

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Mosey, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. Mosey macrumors member

    Aug 30, 2007
    I need to change the name of a group of files. They are pictures that were named 100_4083.JPG through 100_4242.JPG. I want to rename them to something more descriptive. On a PC I would highlight them all by clicking on the first on, then shift-click on the last one. Then, I would shift-right click on the first one and give it a new name. It would rename them all to name(0), name(1), etc. How do I do this on a Mac?
  2. richard.mac macrumors 603


    Feb 2, 2007
    51.50024, -0.12662
    try using Automator. its not as easy as that method you described on windows (BTW nice tip thanks!). heres a guide to help you make the Automator action.

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