Thanks for the tip. When I said "illegal and
unuseable", though, I meant that nothing in the
usual armory can touch them.
Chris Laarman wrote:
> If you are familiar with wildcards at the
command prompt, you can stick to the normal means.
> If you have a file INVALIDFILENAME.EXT
> you could make it accessible by opening that
directory in a command prompt window ("DOS box"),
> REN I*.EXT 0.*
> (or whatever temporary filename you prefer for
the target, as long as it does not interfere with
other files in that directory), and the file will
now be named 0.EXT.
> Then you can perform
> DEL 0.EXT
> in the command prompt window, then close it by
> But you could perform the Delete step in the
> I'm sorry that my first contribution here must
> (I recently joined both the Basic and the Clips
list to be inspired to use NoteTab more often.)