pastas.utils.validate_name#

validate_name(name, raise_error=False)[source]#

Method to check user-provided names and log a warning if wrong.

Parameters
  • name (str) – String with the name to check for illegal characters.

  • raise_error (bool) – raise Exception error if illegal character is found, default is False which only logs a warning

Returns

name – Unchanged name string

Return type

str