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Replace Acute Accent in a String

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I want to replace any e that has the accent ' above it to just an e. I believe it is referred to as the Acute Accent (accent aigu). Could I use the replace(char,char) method? If so, how do I enter the accented e?
Junilu Lacar

Joined: Feb 26, 2001
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Seems like you need either '\u00e9' (é) or '\u00c9' (É)
Junilu Lacar
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I agree. Here's the link:
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