[OS X TeX] batch file renaming

Peter Breitfeld phbrf at t-online.de
Tue Apr 18 05:20:56 EDT 2006

Am 18. Apr 2006 um 04:34 schrieb Themis Matsoukas:

> ...this is not entirely OT:
> I want to rename a bunch of files from foo.EPS to foo.eps, so that  
> I can open them in TeXShop and save them as pdf. What's a quick way  
> to do it? I could open the files in Preview and save them as pdf  
> but it prompts me each time where I want the pdf saved and that's a  
> chore, since I have quite a few files to convert. On the other  
> hand, TeXShop saves the pdf file automatically making the  
> conversion easier, except that it does not recognize the  
> capitalized extension .EPS. Hence my need for a quick way to rename  
> files. I found a script in Library/Scripts/Finder Scripts/ that  
> almost does what I wanted, but I had to change the extension first  
> from .EPS to .whatever and then to .eps.
> Is there a more elegant way?

On my homepage (see signature) I have some renaming utilities. The  
script "rename" will do what you want.

Gruß Peter
Peter Breitfeld                 | http://www.pBreitfeld.de
Kreuzgasse 4, 88348 Bad Saulgau | PGP/GPG Key gibt's hier

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