Spread.NET 17 Formula Reference
Formula Functions / Functions A to C / CLEAN
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    This function removes all non-printable characters from text.




    The text argument is any data from which you want to remove non-printable characters.


    Use this function to remove text that contains characters that might not print with your operating system. For example, you can use this function to remove some low-level computer code, which is frequently at the beginning and end of data files and cannot be printed

    Data Types

    Accepts string data. Returns string data.


    In this example, CHR(7) returns a non-printable character

    CLEAN(CHAR(7)&"text"&CHAR(7)) gives the result text

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    TRIM | SUBSTITUTE | Text Functions