[Fwd: SPUG:regex question]

Islandman schieb at centurytel.net
Tue Jan 28 14:01:18 CST 2003

Will try again. Expected I was the only one who did not know the regex
for removing all non-printable characters from a text string, but
haven't got the answer just yet. 

Super-spiffy regex to accomplish this would be most appreciated.


Islandman wrote:
>  Regex problem. A user wants to cut-n-paste text from a WORD doc into a
> browser form. The WORD doc of course has nasty non-alpha characters in
> it that I'd like to remove in most cases, perhaps replace with other
> text in a few others. Here's an example:
>  Your kids complain, Â~SNot that again!Â~T
> BTW,  was a "bullet" in WORD.
> What kind of regex would help clean this text, or is there a better
> solution to the problem?
> Thanks,
>  -Brian
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