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2003-07-09, 09:12 #1
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When a dot is not a dot (97 et al)
I thought I would share this with the forum as I have fallen foul of this recently.
I was doing a clean up of an imported csv file which had a series of ...... in some of the column headers which needed to be strpped out. I initially had the idea of using the following code to do this:
Selection.Replace What:= ".", Replacement:=" "
But when I ran the code it kept a series of the .........???? All in multiples of 3 lots of dots
I have now realised that . =Chr(46) and ...=Chr(133)
Therefore, if you want to replace . from your sheets you should use Chr(x), looking something like this:
Selection.Replace What:= Chr(36), Replacement:=" "
Selection.Replace What:= Chr(133), Replacement:=" "Jerry