Removing special characters from text for a filename


Anyone have any clever tips for removing special characters from text to make them filename firendly? For example < > { } ) ( etc.

I could do it with a massive nested substitute formula but that seems clunky so hoping there is a cleverer way of doing it.

Use REGEX. This will remove all “non word” characters

REGEX_REPLACE(Name, "[^[:word:]]", "")

This will remove all punctuation

REGEX_REPLACE(Name, "[[:punct:]]", "")

Thank you!! You’re amazing Kamile!

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