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psztoch
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Rename filename

Post by psztoch » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:35 am

Feature "rename filename" is very critical.
We can't use windows explorer, because file is open.
New action, should easily change name of current viewed PDF.
We need copy information from document to filename very often. Dialog should not block access to document view. User should can select and copy fragment of document text and past it to the filename.

File rename feature can be added to Document Properties dialog. But this dialog should not block access to document (for select, copy and paste...). This solution will be good, because user can verify and update other metadata (title, subject...) too.

At the moment the process of naming PDF files is very slow and cumbersome.

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Re: Rename filename

Post by Dimitar - Tracker Supp » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:59 am

Hello psztoch,

Do you mean renaming the file's name in the tabs, or somewhere else?

Also, what kind of information the file you need to be added in the file's name?

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Re: Rename filename

Post by psztoch » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:39 pm

We need easy rename tool with instant view of PDF.
We can't use windows explorer, because during viewing file is locked and we can't rename file.
You can do it as you want. Select easiest way for you.

Renaming using tabs looks good.

Renaming in "Document Properties" will be good too.

If it is not hard, then please implement both ways.
Also, what kind of information the file you need to be added in the file's name?
It depends from pdf document. All information are in document body. User want to select text using mouse, then copy and paste it into filename and sometimes into other metadata from Document Properties.
For example: invoice number, invoice date, buyer id.

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Re: Rename filename

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:57 pm

Hello psztoch,

Thank you for the clarification, I cannot speak for exactly when it will be available, but we are actually working on a rename feature at the moment. Hopefully we can see it in the near future, but I can make no promises just yet.

Kind regards,
Daniel McIntyre
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Tracker Software Products (Canada) LTD

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