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Allow spaces in filenames

drush
Newbie

Allow spaces in filenames

Allow spaces in filenames.  Yeah, it's simple.  Make PTC software save files like every other software on the planet.

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Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Any problem with me removing the View tag on this? Creo View does not have an issue with spaces that I know of.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Of course yes.  But that would make it un-PTC.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Allowing periods would be nice too

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Not only in the names but also in folders.  It seems fickle if you try to save stuff offline or use an off line WS with spaces in it.  For Example, "My Documents" would not work.  I have not yet tried this in Creo though so perhaps this is fixed...?


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cruf
Regular Member
(in response to drush)

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

we no longer are on Unix let's go with modern file names

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

*** PLANNED FOR CREO 4.0 ***

There's no better news I can give on this one... spaces and special characters in feature names and filenames is planned for Creo 4.0

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Please make sure the Windchill team knows about this and plans to support it as well.  Won't do much good if Creo supports it but Windchill doesn't.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

what about capitol, my company wants everything in caps so my cap-lock is on, and I can't find a file because it (CREO) changes the file from what I typed.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

As a related question, when opening a file or folder in Creo it sorts the files and folders in such a way that if it distinguishes between upper and lower case letters.  So Part1 would NOT be next to part1. It took me a LONG time (I will spare embarrassment by not defining LONG) to realize & Remember the reason I cannot find a file or folder...all because the sort order is ridiculously non-intuitive for users of modern operating systems.

Does any of the new versions fix this issue?  Are their any work around to this?


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Re: Allow spaces in filenames

You might want to vote on this idea if you haven't already:

Change files/folders sorting in File Open window

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Ahh, didn't see that forum CHRISTOPHER REES‌.  Thanks for linking here (which is a good place to link it).  I voted it up! 🙂


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Re: Allow spaces in filenames

What will be the new CREO 4 filename limit, assuming PTC will also be increasing the number of characters allowed for file names.

50, 75, 100.

Can you please provide some more details.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

Yes, very frustrating to have to remove spaces.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

About time!! We are in the 21st century after all.

Re: Allow spaces in filenames

In Creo 4 F000 spaces are still not allowed. The file limit is still at 31 characters.

Anyone have any updates on this?

Re: Allow spaces in filenames - Status changed to: Acknowledged

 
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