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    Identify junk characters in a excel

    Hi,

    I have a DB2 table imported to Excel which has some junk characters in some of its columns. This is a huge file and I need to identify which are the junk characters exist in this file. Is there a way to find this in excel or by using any other tool?

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    Re: Identify junk characters in a excel

    Hello vaishalis,

    I need to identify which are the junk characters exist in this file. Is there a way to find this..
    Yes there is, if you know what "junk characters" are, and explicitly reference all of it.
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    Re: Identify junk characters in a excel

    in this case, I do not know what junk characters could be there. I just need to find out if there are any occurances apart from special characters.

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    Re: Identify junk characters in a excel

    You have to tell us the characters you consider junk, for instance these ردی حروف are "junk characters" to those who don't use Urdu.

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    Re: Identify junk characters in a excel

    @ Marcol,

    I second that. Have a Bells and tap faster!

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    Re: Identify junk characters in a excel

    Lol!!!!!
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    Re: Identify junk characters in a excel

    @ XOR LX,

    Don't you just come here and LOL!!!!

    Marcol first has to up the tune a little as well!

    @ Marcol,

    No offence, of course.

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    I think you're being too harsh on him, Winon - surely Marcol's a single malt man!!

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    @ XOR LX,

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