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Remove Punctuations with regex

rakesh sugirtharaj
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IS there a way to remove punctuations in a String with Regex and Pattern matching?


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Campbell Ritchie
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Try the replaceAll method with punctuation passed as the first argument.
Darryl Burke
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Read the API for java.util.regex.Pattern. There's a POSIX character class that matches punctuation.

Here's a great resource for better understanding of regex:
Learn How to Use and Get The Most out of Regular Expressions


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I like the regular expression trail in the Java� Tutorials.
 
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