I’m new here and I’ve looked at other topics looking to solve my problem, I found some solutions but I couldn’t apply.
I have a table with several columns and in 4 of them I have inside a string, the character “”.
When I try to return to DB it crashes.
I need to find and replace the “” with “-” but the solutions I’ve found here, so far don’t understand the “” as part of the string, but as a system character apparently.
Can anyone help me?
Hi @alessandrobruno and welcome to the KNIME community!
The “\” character is often used as escape character, which might lead to some confusion. For example, take a closer look at your post, there’s no occurence of it! (only in the header ) Here it’s because the forum engine and its functionalities. There’s an easy fix for it: Using “\” twice escapes the escape character: \\.
The exact solution depends on your data type, but you can try this bit in a String Manipulation Node:
replace($yourColumnGoesHere$, "\\", "-")
String Manipulation Node, also column expression node
tks for your repply, i am trying to put it to work at this morning and come back with the results soon.
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