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Remove special characters

Hi. Is there any way to remove special characters like

'

or

`

or

´

from a string.

I mean convert:

tést

into

test

for example

Thanks in advance

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hi Javier,

use the TRANSLATE command:

TRANSLATE string USING 'éeäaöo'.

this means é will be replaced in string with e, ä with a, etc. the pattern after using can be longer of course

hope this helps

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