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Microsoft: FoxPro FAQ

Usefull Functions & Procedures

How to strip all but certain chars from a string by wgcs
Posted: 26 Mar 03

It's easy (using CHRTRAN( Srce, "XYZ", "" ) ) to strip certain chars from a string, and it's easy to use a FOR loop to copy only accepted chars from one string to another, but I've always felt there must be a better way.

Here's one that is elegant:

FUNCTION OnlyChars( pcSrce, pcAllowed )
RETURN CHRTRAN( pcSrce, CHRTRAN(pcSrce,pcAllowed,""), "" )

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