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E1: BSFN: How to Replace Characters in a String Using B0800780 or B0400520 (Doc ID 658313.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How can I find and replace any special characters used in a String with Blank or another character ? Can this be done using EnterpriseOne Event Rules ?  For example, for a string that contains special characters like commas, dashes ,etc. how can I replace these characters with a blank or another character.

NOTE: In the examples below, the sample string represent a fictitious sample (based on made up data used in the EnterpriseOne test environment).  Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

String:  Smith, John Tim
How can I format it to be "Smith John Tim"  or replace comma with dash instead  as "Smith- John Tim"?



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In this Document
B0800780 - Strip Special Characters from String
 B0400520-Replace Character in a String
 Prevent unwanted replacement

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