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I want to isolate and remove all apostrophies "'" from the string "Jerry's House of Pancakes"(as you can tell I am craving food right now).  I know you can do this with an array but every attempt I have made seems to fail. Any code would be helpful. This should be an easy 50 for someone : )
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Dalin earned 200 total points
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Try:

Dim myString as String
Dim thePos as Integer
Dim finalString as String
 
MyString = "Jerry's House.."

thePos = Instr(myString, "'")      ' Returns the position
If thePos > 0 then  'Find '
     FinalString = Left(MyString, thePos -1) & right(myString, Len(myString)-thePos)

If you have multiple, put it in a loop.

Regards
Dalin
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See I told ya it would be an easy 50 points.. thanks!
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