File Rename Action

Renaming files on Windows   

The following characters are reserved characters in the Windows Operating System and cannot be used in file names:

  • < (less than)
  • > (greater than)
  • : (colon)
  • " (double quote)
  • / (forward slash)
  • \ (backslash)
  • | (vertical bar or pipe)
  • ? (question mark)

In addition, Windows file names may not include the integer value zero (also referred to as the ASCII NUL character).

More information on file name limitations in Windows can be found at:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa365247%28VS.85%29.aspx

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