#10 Low maximum for field "Add numbers starting at"


Hi, I use gprename alot for video-effects related stuff.
This means that I often handle huge image-sequences
made up of tens of thousands of files.
They are usually named with numbers starting at "1" and increments by "1".
But sometimes the numbers are reffering to a specific time-code and therefor
they often start at very high numbers.

For example the timecode "01:23:45:00" becomes "125625" in frames.

This makes the limitation of 9000 at the "Add numbers starting at"-field very
inconvinient. Is there any way you could elevate that maximum number?


  • Zurd

    Zurd - 2013-06-28

    I can modify the field 'Add numbers starting at' easily, same thing with the field 'and increment by' field too.

    What if I set it at 999,999 for the 1st field and 9,999 for the second one, would that be enough for your needs?

    In the meantime, you can easily modify the software on your computer :
    1) open up a terminal
    2) type in : sudo nano /usr/bin/gprename (could be in /usr/local/bin/gprename)
    3) go to line #465, it's CTRL-C to know at which line you are
    4) modify the 9000 adjustment
    5) CTRL-X then 'y' to save and quit
    (you can also open up the text file in gedit, kate or whatever text editor you have)

  • rickisen

    rickisen - 2013-06-29

    Awesome, thanks!
    However I might've been unclear. I (personaly) don't need a change of the "increment field" maximum. I rarly change that from 1.
    And I can't imagine a senario where I would ever need it to be higher than 4.

    Changing the "Add numbers starting at" maximum to 999999 would probably be sufficient.

    And manually changing the value seams to work fine.

    So thank you.

  • Zurd

    Zurd - 2013-06-29

    GPRename version 5 is available with this change!

  • Zurd

    Zurd - 2013-06-29
    • status: open --> closed-fixed
    • assigned_to: Zurd

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