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File Names

However, file names should only contain the following characters:
"a", ... "z", "A", ... "Z", "0", ... "9", "-", "_", "." because:

For example, in a graphical user interface, one can click on a file name which contains a space character; but in a shell, such a file has to be written file\ name\ with\ spaces.txt or "file name with spaces.txt" or 'file name with spaces.txt'.

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