Copy Existing Filename to 'Save As' Field
While many utilities provide file naming automation, they're mostly overkill for those cases when you need to make small variations in file content while ensuring the documents group together in a "by name" list.
In the Save As dialog, the default name is the current document name. You can quickly change this to match any existing file.
1. Make the list of files the active element.
2. Click on a grayed-out filename, which momentarily turns black.
3. The Save As field now contains the filename you just clicked.
You can modify the name (adding, say, "version 3") or overwrite that existing file you clicked.
Other articles in the series Taking Control
- Take Control News: 50%-Off Sale to Celebrate 5th Anniversary (06 Oct 08)
- Take Control's Third Anniversary (and 50% Off Sale!) (06 Nov 06)
- Take Control's Second Anniversary (and 50% Off Sale!) (24 Oct 05)
- Take Control Expands to Print (20 Sep 04)
- The Story Behind Take Control Updates (30 Aug 04)
- Take Control Pricing Thoughts (02 Aug 04)
- Do You Want to Take Control? (20 Oct 03)
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