CLEAN


returns a text string with non-printable characters removed.

Syntax:

CLEAN(text)
returns text with all non-printable characters removed.Spaces are not removed.

Example:

where cell A1 contains CHAR(7) & "cat" & CHAR(8):
CLEAN(A1)
returns cat. The 2 non-printable characters are removed.
LEN(CLEAN(A1))
returns 3, the number of characters in cat.






 
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