How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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pachuezama
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How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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Hi,

I want to change the characters ¿ and ? for ¡ and !. If I use t.replace('?', '!') it works fine, but I can't add the other change.... Any idea?
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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String.replace() yields a String value as a result, so you can chain them easily:

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'¿¡'.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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Thanks.... but ....

t.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')?

t.'¿¡'.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')

Does not work for me....
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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This will work:

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t.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')
Because this works:

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'test 1 ¿ 2 ¡'.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')
:idea: I'm using the constant String value '¿¡' for test purposes. t is a variable that is a String value, so it'll work the same.


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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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I'm sorry, but for me doesn't work... here you have an exemple....

I have try with this one:

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D/{n.colon(' - ')} ({y})/{'Season '+s}/{n.colon(' - ')} - {s00e00} - {t.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')}

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Dexter - S03E12 - ¿Tomas a Dexter Morgan-.avi
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I have try with only one ¿ or ? and then it's ok, but with the two characters I can´t

Any idea?
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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1.
As you can see in your screenshot, the first ¿ has been replaced with ? successfully:
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2.
However on Windows ? is not allowed in file paths, so if your custom format is generating invalid file paths, then FileBot help fix them up by stripping the ? away.

:idea: You may want to remove ¿? in your custom format so that FileBot doesn't have to ask you about it later:

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t.removeAll(/[¿?]/)


3.
This piece of code:

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{t.replace('¿', '?').replace('¡', '!')}
will generate this piece of text:

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?Tomas a Dexter Morgan?
You'll want to use this piece of code:

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t.removeAll(/[¿?]/).replace('¡', '!')
to generate this piece of text with ¿? remove to make the file name Windows-compatible:

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Tomas a Dexter Morgan
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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Hi, I have found the problem... I'm not explained very well....

{t.replace('¿', '¡').replace('?', '!')} will do what I want.... I tried it and all is OK..... that is change the ¿? characters for ¡!.....

Thanks for your help....
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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Just change the replacement value accordingly then:

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{t.replace('¿', '¡').replace('?', '!')}
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Re: How can I chain two name changes in the title?

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Many, many thanks.
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