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  • Naming Tool – Wildcards for replace?

  • James Huenergardt

    April 6, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Hi,

    I’ve imported a rather large Sketchup project and need to do some serious cleanup.

    With object names like the following it’s a big mess.
    Mesh7764_eat52_ectioncenter1_House_2__rev_2_1_Model
    Mesh7777_eat56_ectioncenter1_House_2__rev_2_1_Model
    Mesh7777_eat57_ectioncenter1_House_2__rev_2_1_Model
    Mesh7777_eat58_ectioncenter1_House_2__rev_2_1_Model

    However, I found the really cool Naming Tool in C4D, but alas, I can’t figure out how to completely REPLACE the name.

    I’ve tried * and ? in the Replace field, but it’s not working.

    What a handy tool, but if you can’t completely replace a bunch of object names, it’s missing some features.

    Any ideas on how I can make this work?

    Thanks,

    Jim

    Reel Inspirations – http://www.reelinspirations.com
    Commercials, Dramas, Image Pieces, Documentaries, Motion Graphics

  • Brian Jones

    April 8, 2017 at 12:21 am

    there is/was a free renaming plugin called Batch Rename Objects by Adam Swaab, I don’t know if it still works (or if it will do what you need) but it was working in R15

  • James Huenergardt

    April 10, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    I found that one, and it works for me, even in R18.

    Thanks!

    Reel Inspirations – http://www.reelinspirations.com
    Commercials, Dramas, Image Pieces, Documentaries, Motion Graphics

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