issue with renaming multi episode files for plex

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mrgreeneyes
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issue with renaming multi episode files for plex

Post by mrgreeneyes »

hello, I am trying to rename some tv show episodes that I downloaded that are 1 file but multi episodes.
I used this {plex.tail} it managed to rename the episodes so plex can see then, but it also moved the file to a new subfolder in the tv show root folder. how do I tell filebot to not move the file after it renames it?


thanks,
kim
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Re: issue with renaming multi episode files for plex

Post by kim »

you can try this if renaming file in place only

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{plex.tail.name}
or

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{n} - {s00e00} - {t}
or with path

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{f.parent + '/'}{plex.tail.name}
or

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{f.parent + '/'}{n} - {s00e00} - {t}
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rednoah
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Re: issue with renaming multi episode files for plex

Post by rednoah »

e.g.

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{ plex.name }

:idea: If your custom format generates file names (as opposed to absolute or relative file paths) then FileBot will rename files in place.


:!: Always remember that "move" and "rename" are the same operation for a computer. There is no such thing as "rename and then move" or "move and then rename" because the file path is changed at once with a single mv command.
:idea: Please read the FAQ and How to Request Help.
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