File System - Replace Windows File Name Illegal Characters

The bot will loop through a list of names containing illegal characters, remove those illegal characters, and display the new name. In this example we will replace the illegal characters with an underscore (_), but this may be changed.

Using this bot:

  • Replace illegal characters from windows files
  • Loop a list of names

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 This task is compatible with:

  • Automate Ultimate 11.2 and greater
  • Automate Plus 11.2 and greater
  • Automate Desktop 11.2 and greater


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