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Crystal Reports How to find/replace character in a string

Posted on 2011-10-05
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a string field which I need to "clean up."  I  need to be able to find and delete a specific character in string
How do I do this?

Question by:mbroad02
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ID: 36921606
Is this just for display in the report?

Crystal has a REPLACE function

Replace ({YourStringToCorrect","BadCharacters","GoodCharacters")

If you need to save the string for later use you can use it as

Global StringVar strCorrected;
strCorrected := Replace ({YourStringToCorrect","BadCharacters","GoodCharacters");

If you are trying to correct it in the database then Crystal is not the tool to use.



Author Comment

ID: 36923635
Sorry I did not specify.  YES, it is only a display field in the report.  I will try your suggestions and let you know.


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