SharePoint 2007 file and folder name character restrictions

The following are the currently known File and Folder name restrictions for SharePoint:
1. The name can not contain any of the following characters:

“”
– Quotation mark
#
– Number sign
%
– Percent Sign
&
– Ampersand
*
– Asterisk
:
– Colon

– Greater than Symbol
?
– Question Mark
\
– Backslash
{
– Left Brace
}
– Right Brace
|
– Pipe
~
– Tilde
/
– Slash
 
2. The name can not begin or end with a period
3. The name can not contain a double period
4. The file name can not exceed 128 characters in length
5. The folder name can not exceed 128 characters in length.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s