removing spaces from front and end of filenames

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sun Jul 13 03:49:47 CEST 2003


hokiegal99 wrote:

> This script works as I expect, except for the last section. I want the
> last section to actually remove all spaces from the front and/or end
> of
> filenames. For example, a file that was named "  test  " would be
> renamed "test" (the 2 spaces before and after the filename removed).
> Any
> suggestions on how to do this?

That's what the .strip method, which is what you're using, does.  If
it's not working for you you're doing something else wrong.

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