Folders in Windows at its core are also files, the properties of which added some additional attributes.In the name of the file system objects are distributed and the restrictions imposed on her use of certain symbols and reserved words.
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not put in the names of folders signs of (), colon (:), a vertical bar (|), double quotation marks ("), asterisk (*), forward and backward slashes(/ and \), question mark (?). If you try to do this, the system politely will explain that because not to do so, and the new name will not be applied.
point at the beginning of the folder name, toocan cause an error message, but not in all cases. If it is really needed, is placed after the point space, dash, or another point, do not use this position only numbers and letters.
Avoid in titlesdirectory names, reserved for the various devices - con, prn, aux, nul, com1, com2, com3, com4, com5, com6, com7, com8, com9, lpt1, lpt2, lpt3, lpt4, lpt5, lpt6, lpt7, lpt8, l
pt9.This also applies to the designation of zero value - nul.This restriction - a vestigial remnant of disk operating system, DOS, Windows patch that manufacturers have not yet attended.
not start folder names with spaces and do not leave them at the end of the name.Spaces at the beginning and the end will not cause error messages, but only because Windows will automatically remove them - this feature should bear this in mind.
Limit the number of characters in the folder name.Outright ban Windows documentation As for folder names containing more than 260 characters, but there are indirect restriction.In the copy, rename, move the various system and application programs use the full path to the folder or file.It included a listing of all directories that you need to go from the root directory to get to the desired file.In the full path imposed the same limitation - it must not contain more than 260 characters, or instead of the operation system displays an error message.Therefore, it is desirable to use the folder names is much shorter than this value.
Tip 2: Why not call the folder or file in Windows con
Have you ever tried to create the operating system Windows file or folder called con?This file create does not work, the system will not accept this name.Why is it going to happen?
Corporation today Microsoft Windows is one of the most striking examples of a successful business.With the company's products each sign, it brings a huge income.Moreover - unlike many corporations engaged in programs or appliances to Microsoft Windows inhabitants exhibit a very considerable interest.Therefore, the owner's name and the details of his biography are known to many.Bill Gates is considered a genius of his craft and one of the richest men in the world.It is not surprising that the attitude towards his success neodnoznachnoe.Vidimo, thanks to envious and was born one amusing tale.As you know, programming requires not weak mental faculties, especially knowledge of mathematics and computer science.And if we add to this the ability to do business, then argue with the fact that Bill Gates is very smart and was born as such, can not be.That's something on this property and created teoriya.Govoryat that Bill Gates himself ordered that the system does not allow folders and file am wearing a name con.After all, it was ... his nickname at school.Con to English means "to learn", "learning by heart", and in the simple meaning - "nerd."So, say skilled inventors and teased Bill's shkole.Razumeetsya, and this version has the right to exist.But the fact that such a wealthy man, Bill Gates, has not yet got rid of school systems (if any were available), hard to believe.Comments Microsoft Windows as the owner of this account is not mentioned anywhere.Apparently, no one dared to ask him about the billionaire's school prozvische.Kuda more realistic is another version.Even in 1981, the system was run MS-DOS.After eight versions of its release stopped.For this program to use the designation of devices of several letters, and among them was a con.In order not to upset the system, create file s under the names of PRN, AUX, CLOCK $, NUL, COM0, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9, LPT0, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3,LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, LPT9 was zaprescheno.MS-DOS is long gone, but this feature is stored and fresh software releases Microsoft Windows.
described restrictions apply to both folder names and to the names of files.