Column customisation - NAME column includes file extension

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mjbrookes
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Column customisation - NAME column includes file extension

Post by mjbrookes » 2019 Apr 10, 12:03

all the different available NAME columns include the file extension in the displayed information.

I think I remember a time when I had a column with just the $B basename; so I could file rename without having to edit around the file extension.

Can anyone explain what settings I have mucked up to loose this ability.

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Mark

PS I seem to have lost the method to upload/attach a demonstration file
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Re: Column customisation without file extension

Post by nikos » 2019 Apr 10, 12:38

to lose the extension you use the plain NAME column, but set your system folder options to "hide extensions from known file types"

btw image uploading works with the [img] tag:
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Re: Column customisation without file extension

Post by mjbrookes » 2019 Apr 10, 12:54

[1] The [img] tags didn't work for me as the screen-print-file resides on my hard drive not the internet



[2] Got it
Menu > Tools > Options > Advanced > Folder Options >>> Hide extensions for known file types

(also for the F2 rename to select just the $B Basename; the 'plain'-Name column needs to be the leftmost one.

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MArk

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