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1. best way in java to rename a file , there are about 500 files in a directory

I have 500 pdf files in a directory. i want to remove first five character of a filename and rename it. please let me know your comments.

2. One liner renaming a group of files and directories

I have a java project with the following naming convention {project-prefix}-{project type} such that we end up with:

  • files like prefix-type.xml, etc.
  • directories like com/organization/prefix-type/.
  • java files like /com/organization/prefix-type/
I'm looking for a bash one ...

3. How rename a Directory ?

Hi all, I want to rename a directory, i know using renameTo() method we have to create file objects all the files which are there in a directory to its destination and then we need to delete the old one. But my question is, there is any other way to do this ? Please help me.... thankx Srinivasa Vallabha

4. Rename files in a directory

import*; public class Reader { public static void main(String[] args){ File myDir = new File("c:/temp"); String[] myFiles = myDir.list(); for (int i = 0; i < myFiles.length; i++){ System.out.println("processing file: " + myDir.getAbsolutePath() + "/" + myFiles[i]); File oldFile = new File(myFiles[i]); File newFile = new File("c:/temp/test"+i); System.out.println("......The file will be renamed to " + newFile); boolean isFileRenamed = oldFile.renameTo(newFile); ...

6. Renaming directory

If you can do this renaming from a command line, I think you can do it in Java, although I heard some rumors that there may be problems with Universal Path Names. Anyway, try it from the command line and please post the relevant contents of the Command Prompt here (copy and paste), so we can convert it to Java. Edit: ...

7. Need help renaming a file to the same name as folder.

I am looking to loop through a directory full of folders each containing one file. I am wanting to change each file name in each folder to the same name as the folder. The code compiles fine, it just never actually does anything. Here is my code. import javax.swing.JOptionPane; import; public class filing { public static void main (String [ ...