Sub Checkfile() Dim FSO As New FileSystemObject Dim fsoFile As File 'Open an XML file to search for illegal characters Set SourceFile = FSO.OpenTextFile("C:\TestWithInvalidCharcter.xml") 'Create a new XML file that would not contain new xml file FSO.CreateTextFile ("C:\Test.xml") fnum = FreeFile() Open "C:\Test.xml" For Append As fnum Do While Not SourceFile.AtEndOfStream 'replace any ascii code 240 with whitespace and print to the file Print #fnum, TestRegExp("\240 040", SourceFile.ReadLine) 'replace any ascii code 040 with white space and print to the file Print #fnum, TestRegExp("\040", SourceFile.ReadLine) Loop Close fnum End Sub Function TestRegExp(myPattern As String, myString As String) 'Create objects. Dim objRegExp As RegExp Dim objMatch As Match Dim colMatches As MatchCollection Dim RetStr As String ' Create a regular expression object. Set objRegExp = New RegExp 'Set the pattern by using the Pattern property. objRegExp.Pattern = myPattern ' Set Case Insensitivity. objRegExp.IgnoreCase = True 'Set global applicability. objRegExp.Global = True 'Test whether the String can be compared. If (objRegExp.Test(myString) = True) Then 'Get the matches. Set colMatches = objRegExp.Execute(myString) ' Execute search. For Each objMatch In colMatches ' Iterate Matches collection. RetStr = objRegExp.Replace(myString, " ") Next Else RetStr = myString End If TestRegExp = RetStr End Function
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