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Re: URGTENT: Need to remove undescore characters

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Jun 13, 2002 at 12:13 UTC ( #174156=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Replacing underscore characters with whitespace

Is there a way I can replace the underscore chars with white spaces
y -_- -

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Re: Re: URGTENT: Need to remove undescore characters
by ariels (Curate) on Jun 13, 2002 at 12:40 UTC
    This code may work, but not reliably -- it depends on your background colour. For comparison,
    y -_- -
    will never work (on most browsers), as it will tend to generate pinkspace. Of course, Unicode probably has 4 different solutions for you (although 2 will not work for Japanese and the other 2 fail for Arabic). Perl supports Unicode, so you should have no problems in that regard.

    I suspect, however, that this is an inherent problem; Perl cannot help you here.

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