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How can I go about making sure that no bad or special characters are entered into a string? Basically I'd like the string to be of ascii characters only or those that can be used in an image filename on the web. Thanks Jonathan :^)
hi Jonathan, If you're using java 1.4+, you can try
In English: "I'm going to describe a String: if my description matches this particular candidate String exactly, then return true, else false. The description is this: I'd like any sequence of letters, numbers, or underscores, repeated one or more times. Then, I'd like a period. then, I'd like any sequence of letters, numbers, or underscores, repeated one or more times" HTH, M