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Removing return characters from a string

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Hi, I need to remove the return characters from a string but i can't figure out how to reference it in a replace() method.

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  1. this.value=this.value.replace(/char(13)/, "");
Also when i test the code by replacing the letter /a/ it only replaces the first instance of it.. how do i get it to replace them all?

May 21 '09 #1
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try to put the global match into your RegEx.

this.value.replace(/a*/g, "");
May 21 '09 #2

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Thanks! as it turns out /a*/g can just be /a/g if you want to replace 'a' with a different character... otherwise it add the new char after every letter.

this.value=this.value.replace(/a/g, "");
May 21 '09 #3

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Also a 'return' is a 'new line' so it's accessed via \n

this.value=this.value.replace(/\n/g, "");
May 21 '09 #4

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Thanks for the help guys!
May 21 '09 #5

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