[Wolves] character stripping

Andy Smith andy at lug.org.uk
Wed Apr 12 11:23:40 BST 2006

On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 11:18:16AM +0100, Peter Cannon wrote:
> Anyone know of an open source equivalent to WinPure ListCleaner Pro?
> http://winpure.com/pro.html
> This is a program that you can load an Excel spread sheet with Contacts 
> data/base and strip out spaces, brackets and full stops ect. (character 
> stripping) I have a database that can export to a .csv file but the 
> information is appalling making queries difficult if not impossible.

Export to CSV and use sed, awk, perl, whatever.

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