Get legal name

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get_legal_name is an API only function that clears any non-valid characters from a potential object name.

New in PyMOL version 1.2

PyMOL API

cmd.get_legal_name(string name)

Example

This will print "foo_bar":

print cmd.get_legal_name('foo!"$%&/()=?bar')


SEE ALSO

get_names, get_legal_name, get_unused_name, set_names