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I download a lot of articles for offline reading and archiving. When I download an article, it gets saved as

AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName - title.ext

Once I have read the article (assuming I want to keep it) I rename it to

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName - title.ext

I wrote a python script (swapnames.pyw) that does the renaming. I would like to add a context menu entry so that I can right click on a file (with varying file extensions) and select "Swap Names" from the menu. Can anyone tell me what keys/data items I need to add to do this?

I just spent the last two hours on google but all I have found are manual methods that don't work and installable utilities that also don't work.

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Figured it out. Two problems. One was where to add it, the other was remembering to account for the path portion in the rename. This was the registry mod I needed.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Swap Names]
"Icon"=""
"Position"="Bottom"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Swap Names\Command]
@="c:\\python27\\pythonw.exe d:\\utils\\swap.pyw \"%1\""

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