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How to remove the " quotation in fields

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  • How to remove the " quotation in fields

    Is there a way to remove the " in fields?
    I have a data base with all fields containing quotations like this "data111"
    I need the fields to show data111
    I have seen some threads but the recommendations seems not to work.

  • #2
    Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

    The obvious answer is remspecial() unless there is more to the question.

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    • #3
      Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

      If you just want to remove quotes and no other special characters use

      STRTRAN(yourfieldname,CHR(34),"")

      or

      STRTRAN(yourfieldname,CHR(34),chr(0))
      There can be only one.

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      • #4
        Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

        And because it's your lucky day:
        unquote()
        is on the menu today.

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        • #5
          Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

          Thanks for the response. I did tried remspecial,
          The syntax remspecial("), or (""") did not work.
          Do I have to use the ascll code 42? If so, how?
          Left() or right() did not work either. The unquote() not to be used.

          Just a note in the manual there is a reference to unquote2() At the expression builder does not exist.

          I would like to know the proper setting.
          In the mean time I took the long route and exported to excel, clear it by search and replace, imported back and is done.

          This is a challenge I would like to solve.

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          • #6
            Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

            remspecial(yourfieldname)
            There can be only one.

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            • #7
              Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

              I did not see the response from Stan before I did type my previous response.
              Yes the Strtran() works well. Perfect.
              Thanks to all.

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              • #8
                Re: How to remove the " quotation in fields

                Stan you are fast.
                I like the first choice because it is specific. There were other symbols in the data.
                Thanks.

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