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SharePrep is a utility program that you can use to correct file and folder names in preparation for importing data into Microsoft's SharePoint.
The file and folder names within SharePoint have more restrictions than for normal Windows operation. SharePrep provides a convenient user interface to allow you to search your file names and folder names for the known SharePoint restrictions and provides a function for automatically renaming the file and folder names to replace restricted characters.
You can define the action to be used by the rename function for each of the restricted characters. For each, you can choose to delete the character, replace with a blank or replace with a character you specify.
Some companies are using SharePrep to correct filenames that cause problems with backups. Others correct filenames for files downloaded from the web.
SharePrep contains a window / set of functions for manually replacing given character strings via the main display window. This provides for replacing stings within Selected items, Displayed items, and All items within the given folder and includes simple Find and Replace functions. You can choose to include SubFolders with the Replace All function. This is designed to simplify your abbreviating common names within your files and folders.