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Finding and Replacing Special Characters in MS Access
Most special characters like Tabs and Line Break and Carriage Returns can be found and replaced in MS Access by using the character codes. But you can't use the find and replace dialog.
Instead, author an update query and enter the following to remove tabs:
If removing line breaks you need to replace both the line break and carriage return character:
If editing for HTML you'd edit this to the following for HTML line breaks:
Replace(Replace([myfield],Chr(10),"<br />"),Chr(13),"<br />")
For other characters, look up the ascii character code. (use the numbers in the "Dec" column in the tables)
Posted by idfg-bthomas at 09/13/2010 in
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