Button to rename files with funny characters?

Has anybody put together a script that can clean (rename) one or many files when they contain a period and other problematic characters in a file name? Having this in a button would be nice. I should have no problem putting one together, but I thought… let me ask if there is something good already. Thanks

Rename in what way? What do you want to do with those characters?

Maybe the Make Safe Name example here is what you want:

This is everytime! I cannot believe this program... it just does not stop. That was exactly what I was looking for. Great forum and great support from you and everyone else. Thank You. Wow.