Help with bash command to change lots of file names

Natalie S. Ford natalie at
Fri May 10 09:06:45 BST 2002

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 11:11:02PM +0100, Natalie S. Ford wrote:
> On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 10:21:39PM +0100, Roger McCalman wrote:
> > If using ksh then
> > 
> > for f in * ; do n=${f#CHAP}; n=${n%txt} ; echo mv $f ch${n}tex; done
> pity you can't do
> ren CHAP*.txt ch*.tex
> like you can in dos...
> </heresy>

damn.  i hit reply like i do for all of the other mailing lists i am on
and forgot that this list only replies to the sender and forgot to re-add
the lists email address to the cc field before sending...  ;-(

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