Find and Replace char '*'

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toco
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Find and Replace char '*'

Post by toco » Fri Aug 19, 2005 8:23 am

Is there a way to replace the character '*' in Excel 2003 with "Advanced Find and Replace" ?

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Post by Darwin » Sat Aug 20, 2005 8:54 pm

Hi,

I haven't tried this with AFR myself, but usually if you want to search/replace symbols like ? and *, you need to put a tilde (~) in front of them: ~* or ~?.

I don't know if this will work in a replacement but it certainly works when you are searching.

Mike

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Post by Abacre » Sat Aug 20, 2005 9:44 pm

Just to let you know:
you should normally use search for *
and replace with desired char.
But we found some issue for replacing in MS Excel files (occurring
only in the latest version of the program). It will be fixed next week.
Kind regards,
Abacre Limited
http://www.abacre.com
support@abacre.com

toco
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Replace '*' in Excel 2003

Post by toco » Sun Aug 21, 2005 4:11 am

Thaks, I'll wait to try this fix.

Toco.

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