At 17.39 14/07/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>From: "Gerald Nelson"
>Is there a convenient way to find and optionally delete all non-ascii
>characters? I cut and paste from Word and some of these come along for the
>If I know they are there, I can easily do the find. It's those situations
>where I don't notice (or can't see) them that's the problem.
You can enter a regular expression in the find/replace dialog: for
instance, to search for characters outside the ASCII table, you should
check the "Regular expression" check box and enter the string
"[^\x00-\xFF]" (replace \xFF with \x80 if you want to allow only the 7 bit