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Topic Title: Stripping text / re-naming filenames
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Created On: 07/04/2018 03:42 PM
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 07/04/2018 03:42 PM
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n00b (>6 posts)

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I need to strip all text or re-name the file to be 860xxxxxxxx.pdf

BSH Delivery Note for 8600825769.pdf to be 8600825769.pdf
Invoice for 8600825770.pdf to be 8600825770.pdf

Also need to strip the data between the 2 "-" or rename to be 29968AA.pdf and 32623.pdf

Examples (the files will originate in the same directory however the length between the "-" may vary)
syd-29968AA-201611251610.pdf to be 29968AA.pdf
syd-32623-201612151610.pdf to be 32623.pdf

Thanks in advance,

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AutoMate 10 version: 10.3.0
Windows version: Windows Server 2012 R2
 07/09/2018 09:03 AM
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Alex Escalante

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Hello Ian,

Here is a general example of how to accomplish your request. For this example, please have Microsoft Word open.

Please let us know if it works for you.

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Task Steps: (Right click, Select All, Copy to copy to the clipboard. Steps can then be pasted into the AutoMate Task Builder)


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