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Program: How to remove non-ascii characters from a string?


Description:

Some times we need to handle text data, wherein we have to handle only ascii characters. Below example shows how to remove non-ascii characters from the given string by using regular expression.


Code:
package com.java2novice.string;

public class MyNonAsciiString {

	public static void main(String a[]){
		String str = "Bjrkoacute";
		System.out.println(str);
		str = str.replaceAll("[^\\p{ASCII}]", "");
		System.out.println("After removing non ASCII chars:");
		System.out.println(str);
	}
}

Example Output

Bjrkoacute
After removing non ASCII chars:
Bjrkoacute

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