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Anil Kumar Saha
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I want to delete all the comma(,) and dot(.) from a string. That is if the input is "1,236,4as4.00" I want the output to be "12364as400". Any help will be highly appreciated.


Anil Kumar Saha
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Ulf Dittmer

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Something like String.replaceAll("[,\\.]\+", "") should do the trick.
Jesper de Jong
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You can use the method String.replaceAll() for this. Note that the argument to the method is a regular expression.

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Anil Kumar Saha
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
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Ulf Dittmer/Jesper Young,

Thanks a lot for your quick help.It is working.
I need to brush up on regular expressions.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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