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Func _StringCanBeFileName($string)
2004.03.10  flyingboz   
Function to Determine whether $string can be used as a filename.
Extend the contents of $illegal (space delimited) to exclude additional chars,
  if desired or needed.
Returns -1 if $string contains a character in $illegal, 0 otherwise.

local $i
local $Illegal
local $loc_Illegal
$loc_Illegal = 0
local $space
$space = " "

$illegal = '\ / : * ? " < > |'
$illegal = StringSplit($illegal,$space)
for $i = 1 to $illegal[0]
  $loc_Illegal = StringInStr($string,$illegal[$i])
  if $loc_Illegal > 0 Then
    Return -1
  Return 0

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