Additive File Name Change in Lightroom

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When you select a file in Lightroom, you press FN F2 to get the file name change feature. I would like to be able to add to the file name to the left of the extension. So, if my file is called Red Balloon.jpg and I want to add -version-1 to the end of it so it looks like Red Balloon-version-1.jpg, I don't want to have to type Red Balloon in again. 
Please don't tell me to use star ratings or color codings, this goes beyond that.
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Mark Gilvey

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TangCanada

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Have you tried FileName-Custom Name?
You only have to enter your custom name and LR prepends the existing filename.
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If you are doing individual files you can easily do this in the Metadata Panel > Filename
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Laura Shoe, Champion

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It's possible to do this already. Go to Library>Rename Files, click on the dropdown and choose Edit. Wipe out what's in the white box, choose Filename to add that toke, then type "-", choose Custom Text, type "-", then choose sequence number. Then click on the dropdown and choose to save this preset. Once it's saved, type in the Custom Text in the Rename window.
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Sharon Sror

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In the file name window select “edit”

And you will find it.
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