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removing alpha characters from string

Is there any quick and easy (other then scanning a string char by char) to
remove all the alpha chars from a string and leave only numbers?

ex:

A12334234-3431AP

comes out to 123342343431
thanks!
Nov 21 '05 #1
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"Brian Henry" <no****@nospam. com> schrieb:
Is there any quick and easy (other then scanning a string char by char) to
remove all the alpha chars from a string and leave only numbers?

ex:

A12334234-3431AP

comes out to 123342343431


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Imports System.Text.Reg ularExpressions
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..
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Dim s As String = "A23zb4-u98"
MsgBox(Regex.Re place(s, "[^0-9]", ""))
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Nov 21 '05 #2
just use a regex that extracts only the numbers?

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Is there any quick and easy (other then scanning a string char by char) to
remove all the alpha chars from a string and leave only numbers?

ex:

A12334234-3431AP

comes out to 123342343431
thanks!

Nov 21 '05 #3

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