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hello, sometimes i use linux and i need to add * to some folders (myfolder*) this character is not allowed in windows and when i try to open it it gives me an error

my question is, is there a way to rename it in windows to (myfolder) with autoit, and to rename it back to (myfolder*) when ever i want

i have used filemove but it doesnt change the name

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No, because the * is forbidden in windows. Why don't you rename it in linx?

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

I think within Linux the wildcard characters ? and * can only be expressed in file names if escaped or quoted, i.e. "myfolder*" or myfolder\*.

Even at that, it would be considered bad practice and why would you do it?

:unsure:

Edited by PsaltyDS

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Why not use myFolder_ or a numerical value instead?


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