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_FileGetValidName() UDF

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi all!

Until today, i was using one quite slow function to replace the unsupported characters in file name (* ? \ / | : < > "), and not just replace them, but also to insure that the replaced chars will not been repeated...

This is the Old function (uses loop to strip repeating chars):

Func ReplaceUnsupported($String, $Patern='[*?\\/|:<>"]', $Replace="_")
    If StringLen($String) = 0 Then Return $String
    $String = StringRegExpReplace($String, $Patern, $Replace)
    While StringInStr($String, $Replace & $Replace) <> 0
        $String = StringReplace($String, $Replace & $Replace, $Replace)
    WEnd
    Return $String
EndFunc

And this one is New function + usage example (it's uses a genius RegExp engine :rambo:):

#include <Date.au3>

$sFileName = _Now() & "_File.txt"
$sFileName = _FileGetValidName($sFileName, '[*?\\/|:<>"]', '_')

ConsoleWrite("Replacements: " & @extended & @CRLF & "Result: " & $sFileName)

;Will output something like this:
;  Replacements: 2
;  Result: 19.01.2009 4_15_59_File.txt

Func _FileGetValidName($sString, $sPatern='[*?\\/|:<>"]', $sReplace='_')
    If StringStripWS($sString, 8) = '' Then Return $sString
    
    $sString = StringRegExpReplace($sString, $sPatern, $sReplace)
    Return SetExtended(@extended, StringRegExpReplace($sString, '(' & $sReplace & '+)', $sReplace))
EndFunc

I hope that someone will find it usefull :rolleyes:

Edited by MrCreatoR

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I hope that someone will find it usefull :)

Indeed, thx a lot

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very nice, but why do you need this line?

#include <Date.au3>
$sFileName = _Now() & "_File.txt"

Thanx for UDF.


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Oops, forgot to use $sFileName instead of $sString in the function call :D


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AutoIt_Icon_small.pngUDFs: OnAutoItErrorRegister - Handle AutoIt critical errors {new}| AutoIt Syntax Highlight {new}| Opera Library! | Winamp Library | GetFolderToMenu | Custom_InputBox()! | _FileRun UDF | _CheckInput() UDF | _GUIInputSetOnlyNumbers() UDF | _FileGetValidName() UDF | _GUICtrlCreateRadioCBox UDF | _GuiCreateGrid() | _PathSplitByRegExp() | _GUICtrlListView_MoveItems - UDF | GUICtrlSetOnHover_UDF! | _ControlTab UDF! | _MouseSetOnEvent() UDF! | _ProcessListEx - UDF | GUICtrl_SetResizing - UDF! | Mod. for _IniString UDFs | _StringStripChars UDF | _ColorIsDarkShade UDF | _ColorConvertValue UDF | _GUICtrlTab_CoverBackground | CUI_App_UDF | _IncludeScripts UDF | _AutoIt3ExecuteCode | _DragList UDF | Mod. for _ListView_Progress | _ListView_SysLink | _GenerateRandomNumbers | _BlockInputEx | _IsPressedEx | OnAutoItExit Handler | _GUICtrlCreateTFLabel UDF | WinControlSetEvent UDF | Mod. for _DirGetSizeEx UDF
 
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