filenamify

Convert a string to a valid safe filename


Keywords
filename, safe, sanitize, file, name, string, path, filepath, convert, valid, dirname
License
MIT
Install
npm install filenamify@2.1.0

Documentation

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Convert a string to a valid safe filename

On Unix-like systems / is reserved and <>:"/\|?* on Windows.

Install

$ npm install filenamify

Usage

const filenamify = require('filenamify');

filenamify('<foo/bar>');
//=> 'foo!bar'

filenamify('foo:"bar"', {replacement: '🐴'});
//=> 'foo🐴bar'

API

filenamify(input, [options])

Accepts a filename and returns a valid filename.

filenamify.path(input, [options])

Accepts a path and returns the path with a valid filename.

input

Type: string

options

replacement

Type: string
Default: '!'

String to use as replacement for reserved filename characters.

Cannot contain: < > : " / \ | ? *

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus