@elizabeengland Is yours pretty much just set up to work with whatever kind of filename listing you give it with two columns, etc?
@platypus yeah, exactly. Used an earlier script to extract the file names, write them to csv & create a second column that prepends the collection #, keeps the item ids, and removes the semantic description. Then put that csv into renameFiles.py
@elizabeengland that’s awesome. I would use various methods like an ls -1 in bash followed by a regex in a text editor to create the second column or all kinds of wildness
@platypus that's my natural inclination too (OpenRefine forever and always!) but I have a patient colleague who is helping me see how I can get the same end results through Python, which this data just happened to lend itself well to because it followed only one consistent pattern
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