Photoshop CS5: Learn String Substitution and Regular Expressions


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String substitution and regular expressions

All right kids, now I'm going to show you a new feature inside the Batch Rename dialog box. It's called String Substitution, and what it means is that you can replace one group of characters with another group of characters, so it's kind of a search and replace by filename, very, very useful. It's a little bit techie though. And we are even going to get into this thing called Regular Expressions, which is absolutely for geeks, I have to tell you that upfront. But if you have a mind for it, it can be extremely useful. So here's what we're going to do, I'm still working inside the 03_open_org folder, I'm going to go ahead and press Ctrl+A or Command+A on the Mac to select all the images, and notice these images of Sammy in a goalie mask, all of them start with A000033 and then a number, all right so we could just go ahead and search and replace that string of characters right there without hurting anything else.

So I'm going to go up here to the tools men...

String substitution and regular expressions
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String substitution and regular expressions provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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