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Old 08-13-2006, 09:02 PM   #1
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file names, switching from upper to lower


Hello, what is the best way to switch a group of file names in a directory from upper to lower case and vice versa? Thanks.

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Old 08-13-2006, 09:21 PM   #2
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The following will translate the lower case characters in a filename to upper case for all of the files in the ls part:
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for z in `ls`; do mv $z `echo $z | tr [:lower:] [:upper:]`; done
 
Old 08-13-2006, 09:39 PM   #3
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Thanks gilead , I have been trying varities of for loops earlier but couldn't get it right before. Thanks again for your help.

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Old 08-13-2006, 09:43 PM   #4
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No problem - glad to help
 
  


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