I've had problems with this in the past: I created a name with a ':' under Linux, and couldn't open the file nor even delete it under Windows. It is all about creating a file on a system and be sure that its name is allowed on another system.
In This Article
I'm using Boost too so it could fit in my app as the implementation of QValidator::validate. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email and Password. Post as a guest Name.
What Characters Are Not Allowed in File Names?
RSS feed for comments on this post. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email.
Fixing invalid characters and colliding file names
Notify me of new posts via email. RSS - Posts. Enter your email address below to subscribe to BlackBeltReview. New posts will be emailed to you free of charge. Sign me up! Create a website or blog at WordPress.
Lost your password? Powered by the Parse.
Filename - Wikipedia
I used to love the fact that I could put just about any character in a file name is OS 9. With UNIX as a base, it appears that there are a few restrictions to naming files. I know that in Windows at least NT , if you use illegal characters in a file name, you will get a cryptic message about saving the file can't remember what it is now I try to forget I have to use 'doze at work.
Personally I like that much better than having to figure out if there is some problem other than a simple character change.
- Illegal Filename Characters on Windows vs Mac OS | Black Belt Review!
- how to make wave symbol on mac?
- What's New.
- save hollywood mac os x lion.
- Cross platform filenames / Illegal characters? | MacRumors Forums.
Automatic handling of special characters in filenames 6 comments Create New Account. The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
Authored by: mweissen on Feb 05, '03 PM. Various characters to watch for Authored by: mholve on Feb 05, '03 PM. Characters and filenames Authored by: miggins on Feb 05, '03 PM.
- best ad blocker for mac firefox.
- use Google Translate.
- Automatic handling of special characters in filenames - Mac OS X Hints.
- Update May 2017;
- Navigation menu.
- File Naming Problems When Moving Mac to Windows - orahehunumen.tk : InDesignSecrets.
Search Advanced. From our Sponsor Latest Mountain Lion Hints