Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

gettin rid of

Posted on 1998-06-22
3
Medium Priority
?
253 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
I want anything that isn't a letter or number to be taken out of a string.  Any ideas?  Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:idadan
3 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
b2pi earned 80 total points
ID: 1208010
s/[^\da-zA-z]//g

Should do it.  \d is for digits, a-zA-Z specifies lowercase or uppercase.
0
 
LVL 85

Expert Comment

by:ozo
ID: 1208011
or s/[\W_]//g, #which will get letters according to your locale
or tr/0-9A-Za-z//cd

0
 

Author Comment

by:idadan
ID: 1208012
Great, thanks for the help!
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A year or so back I was asked to have a play with MongoDB; within half an hour I had downloaded (http://www.mongodb.org/downloads),  installed and started the daemon, and had a console window open. After an hour or two of playing at the command …
Checking the Alert Log in AWS RDS Oracle can be a pain through their user interface.  I made a script to download the Alert Log, look for errors, and email me the trace files.  In this article I'll describe what I did and share my script.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Six Sigma Control Plans

916 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question