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Re: Replacing non ascii in string

by Kenosis (Priest)
on Jan 30, 2013 at 05:04 UTC ( #1015961=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Replacing non ascii in string

Perhaps Text::Unidecode would be helpful (please forgive the lack of complete code formatting, as doing so eliminates displaying the characters the module decodes):

use strict; use warnings; use utf8; use Text::Unidecode;

my $string = q/ and and and /;

print unidecode($string);

Output:

' and ' " and " and a

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