Bridge: Batch name changing

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I would like to mention a re-occuring problem in Bridge. When I change the names of for example 10 file names at the same time, change names in batch, the programmescreen becomes white. The programme is not crashed. Ik have to restart Bridge to see that the names are changed. I think this is a bug. 
Running the latest version
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Brigitte van Heck

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Posted 2 years ago

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Are you running on Mac or Windows?
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Brigitte van Heck

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Can you try purging the cache for the folder/images you are renaming?
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Yeah, batch renaming in Bridge for me has always a gamble. I have noticed it crashing during renaming much, much less after the last update though, good job on that.

Before, it would just flat-out crash, closing the application completely. Now it just shows a blank screen with a never-ending progress wheel. Bridge doesn't fully crash and close down but it's completely unresponsive so purging won't be an option. Only option is to force quit and reopen. Quick note: in the "Force Quit" window it doesn't show the (Not Responding) message either. Interestingly enough, when Bridge reopens it shows that all the file names have been changed correctly, so it works but with an annoying twist. Although much improved recently, it's still a crapshoot with Batch Rename.

I usually do batch renaming outside of Bridge, but then it has to regenerate every file inside the folder if Bridge itself isn't used to change file names. If I'm not in a position to wait for a long time on regenerating previews I'll try to do it in Bridge with maybe a 75-80% chance it'll work.

Mac Pro (12-Core) on 10.11.5 but this goes as far back as 10.8.
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Thanks grauenwölfe I'm not the only one then. It's exactly as you describe. I hope some update Adobe will solve it!