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 ====== How to rename personal images ====== ====== How to rename personal images ======
  
-**First, Why?  I have renamed most of my images so they begin with 1986 to 2014 or any year that begins with a 19 or 20. I do not want to manually rename them again and put anther date year at the beginning.\\ +First, Why?  I have renamed most of my images so they begin with 1986 to 2014 or any year that begins with a 19 or 20. I do not want to manually rename them again and put anther date year at the beginning. 
-So I can use DropIt and in particular Date and Time abbreviations (for photos is recommended to use the "​Taken"​ group of associations,​ for other files "​Created"​ is a good solution).**+ 
 +So I can use DropIt and in particular Date and Time abbreviations (for photos is recommended to use the "​Taken"​ group of associations,​ for other files "​Created"​ is a good solution).
  
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 Instead an original filename ''​‘20 Fruits in a Woven Basket.jpg’''​ would be skipped in the rename task because of the 20.  This is the reason why we used ''/​19*/​20*''​.\\ Instead an original filename ''​‘20 Fruits in a Woven Basket.jpg’''​ would be skipped in the rename task because of the 20.  This is the reason why we used ''/​19*/​20*''​.\\
-You must rename it yourself ​or rename ​it to remove the 20 and run it through again to get the date and time and then edit to put it back in (obviously if you want to).+You must then rename it yourself it to remove the 20 and then run it through again to get the date and time and then edit to put the '​20' ​back into the filename ​(obviously if you want to).
  
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 It would look like this: ''​PICTURE_20120704@134522_Betty at the Beach MVC000024.gif''​ It would look like this: ''​PICTURE_20120704@134522_Betty at the Beach MVC000024.gif''​
  
-The ‘Magic DropIt Word’ ''​%UserInput%''​ pops up a window on screen so the user can input words accurately to include them into the renaming of the image ''​MVC000024''​. The user in this example typed ''​Betty at the Beach''​. Looks accurate because the date of the photo is July 4th at 1:45pm.+The ‘Magic DropIt Word’ ''​%UserInput%''​ pops up a window on screen so the user can input words accurately to include them into the renaming of the image ''​MVC000024''​. The user in this example typed ''​Betty at the Beach''​. Looks accurate because the date of the photo is July 4th at 1:​45pm. ​
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