Tutorials for eConnect and eCampus


How to Name a File

File naming conventions: It is best not use spaces, underscores, pound signs, exclamation marks, etc. in your file name.

Recommended File Naming Conventions

  • When naming or saving a file, please use the following naming conventions:
    • myassignment1, or
    • myAssignment1, or
    • MyAssignment1
  • Your file name should not have
    • periods,
    • spaces,
    • underscores, or
    • special characters (e.g., single quotes, double quotes, #, $, %, &, etc.)
  • When naming or saving a file, if you are not using Word, or if your intended recipient does not have Word, it is best to save the file as type .rtf (Rich TextFormat).