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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Batch Renaming Your Files

The File Browser has a feature that automatically renames an entire folder (or disc) full of images, so your digital-camera photo names are no longer of the cryptic “DSC_01181.JPG,” “DSC_01182.JPG,” and “DSC_01183.JPG” variety, but are names that will be more recognizable (which you choose), such as “Anderson Portraits 1,” “Anderson Portraits 2,” “Anderson Portraits 3,” etc.—and best of all, the whole process is automated. Here’s a step-by-step.

Step One.
First, you have to tell the Browser which photos you want to batch rename. If it’s just a certain number of images within your main window, you can hold the Command ...

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