The sample code in the "More Information" section of this article replaces spaces in file names and folder names of the current Web with underscore characters. To run this sample code, paste the code into a module in the Visual Basic Editor and run the myProcedure macro.
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This method is not suitable for use with discussion Webs. Renaming files or folders in a discussion Web generates a run-time error.
'Set up a variable to hold the result of a message box
Dim myMsgResults As VbMsgBoxResult
'Check to see if a web is open.
If Application.ActiveWeb Is Nothing Then
'If no web is open, display a message box.
MsgBox "Please open a web before running this macro.", _
vbOKOnly + vbExclamation
'. . . and end the macro.
'In order for us to update the HTML in our files, there must be no
'pages open. To check for this, we check the Count property of
'the PageWindows collection. The PageWindows collection's Count
'property is equal to the number of files that are currently open.
'Get the count of the PageWindows collection
If ActiveWeb.ActiveWebWindow.PageWindows.Count <> 0 Then
'Assign the result of a message box to the variable
myMsgResults = _
MsgBox("Please close all files before running this macro.", _
vbOKOnly + vbExclamation)
'If the user clicks OK in our message box, exit the macro.
'This variable will equal vbOK as soon as the user clicks
'the OK button in the message box.
If myMsgResults = vbOK Then Exit Sub
'Set up a variable for the WebFolder we're passing to the
Dim myTempFolder As WebFolder
'Set the myWebFolder variable to equal the rootfolder of
'the active web
Set myTempFolder = ActiveWeb.RootFolder
'Now call the RemoveSpace procedure and pass myTempFolder to it.
'Display a dialog saying we're done.
myMsgResults = MsgBox _
("Removal of spaces completed.", vbOKOnly + vbInformation)
Sub RemoveSpace(myWebFolder As WebFolder)
'Set up all variables
Dim myFiles As WebFiles
Dim myFile As WebFile
Dim myFolders As WebFolders
Dim myFileName As String
'Set myFiles equal to the current folder's Files collection
Set myFiles = myWebFolder.Files
'Set myFolders equal to the current folder's Folders collection
Set myFolders = myWebFolder.Folders
'This For loop loops through each file in the root folder
For Each myFile In myFiles
'Assign the name of the current file to myFileName
myFileName = myFile.Name
If InStr(1, myFileName, " ") Then
'Rename the file to tempname so we can recalculate hyperlinks
Call myFile.Move("tempname", True, True)
'Now rename the name in memory
myFileName = Replace(myFileName, " ", "_")
'...and rename to the original name with spaces replaced
Call myFile.Move(myFileName, True, True)
'// Loop through the subfolders
'Set up a variable for the folder
Dim myLoopFolder As WebFolder
'This For loop loops through each folder that is a subfolder
'off of the root folder.
For Each myLoopFolder In myFolders
'Check to make sure that the folder is not a subweb. If it's not,
'go ahead and remove the spaces.
'We use MakeRel so that the folder retains its current
If myLoopFolder.IsWeb = False Then
Call myLoopFolder.Move(Replace(MakeRel _
(ActiveWeb, myLoopFolder.Url), " ", "_"), True, True)
'Since folder names may have changed, we need to refresh the
'web so we see everything
'Now we have to recursively call the RemoveSpace procedure so
'that we can loop through all folders in the web.
Dim mySubFolder As WebFolder
For Each mySubFolder In myWebFolder.Folders
'Only call RemoveSpace if the current subfolder is not a subweb
If mySubFolder.IsWeb = False Then RemoveSpace mySubFolder
Article ID: 242307 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 3.0
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