How to find out any special character is used in a text

By | January 4, 2017

You may come across the situation where you have to find out whatever any special character is used in a text or not, parse allows you to analyze an expression contained in a character string syntactically.

Parse, returns zero (0) when the expression analyzed is syntactically correct – or, otherwise, a non-null value that corresponds to the error number recognized by Adonix.

The default value of the tok_exp parameter is zero.

The result is of the Integer type


parse(string [, tok_exp])

Consider the following example where character value is “XYZ8” as this does not contain any special chracter this will return as value 0.

special character used in text

special character used in a text

In second example character value is given as “XYZ8&” this contains the special character ‘&’ therefor parse will return nonzero output.

special character is used in a text

special character is used in text

Hope this blog helps.

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