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Manual Reference Pages  -  MVALL (n)

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NAME

mvall - Changes the name of old_name to new_name wherever it occurs in the database.

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

mvall [-n] [(-f mapping_file) | (old_name new_name)]

DESCRIPTION

Changes the name of old_name to new_name. This will also change any references to old_name that may occur in other combinations in the database. If the -f variation of the command is used, all old_name new_name pairings are read from the mapping_file and processed as previously stated.

EXAMPLES

Example 1. Change the name of an object everywhere it occurs in the database.

mged>mvall shapea shapeb

Changes the name of shapea to shapeb everywhere it occurs in the database.

Example 2. This example shows a simple mapping file.

# this line is a comment
old_name new_name
foo bar # another comment, replacing foo with bar
bad_name good_name
     

SEE ALSO

mv prefix

AUTHOR

BRL-CAD Team

BUG REPORTS

Reports of bugs or problems should be submitted via electronic mail to <devs@brlcad.org>, or via the "cadbug.sh" script.

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