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Damn. That's great. :) And with a little change it's strict compliant and shorter too:
{ local *_ = \substr $source, $start, $len; y/a-zA-Z0-9\n\|-/ /c; y/'//d; }
Update: changed order of transliterations to account for the deletion of characters causing extra characters to shift in.

Makeshifts last the longest.


In reply to Re^2: Cleaning Data Between Specified Columns by Aristotle
in thread Cleaning Data Between Specified Columns by enoch

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