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Special characters?

Posted on 2003-03-19
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Last Modified: 2010-03-05

I want to split a file into individual words. The only problem is, the language i'm using has accents on the vowel characters and \W seems to interpret this as punctuation.

is there a way around this?
Question by:enchance
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avner earned 100 total points
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use \s instead.

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