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Old 06-06-2011
Script to rename files

I have the following directories in my home directory,
Code:
my scripts
dbmig es
ms_done
my-home

I want my output to look like the following
Code:
MyScripts
DbmigEs
MsDone
MyHome

Basically, I want to get rid of spaces,special characters and convert the first letter of each word to uppercase and the rest to lowercase

Last edited by Franklin52; 06-07-2011 at 06:09 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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Old 06-06-2011
I'd suggest PERL for the case minipulations in particular. Or bash (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3...tter-uppercase):
Code:
$ bash -c 'z=xxx ; echo "${z^}"'
Xxx
$

or zsh (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...r-case-570445/):
Code:
$ role="operator"
$ echo "${(C)role}"
Operator
$


Last edited by DGPickett; 06-06-2011 at 12:51 PM..
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