<<GetValidFileName>> function will examine a value for characters which are illegal in a file name, and either remove those illegal characters, or replace them with a string supplied as a second argument to the function.
For example, if the data element name Reference contains the string
Smith/Jones & Co then
<<GetValidFileName(Reference,‘-’)>> will return the value
Smith-Jones & Co. In other words, the character “/” has been replaced with “-”.
<<GetValidFileName(Reference,‘’)>> will remove illegal file name characters from Reference. Using the above example’s data values, this would return
SmithJones & Co.