How to remove the non ascii characters from a string in C# ?

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Regular expression comes in handy especially if you want to remove the non ascii characters from a string in C#. Here’s a regular expression sample in C# demonstrating how to do it.

How to remove the non ascii characters from a string in C# ?

using System;

namespace AbundantcodeConsoleApp
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            string input = "Cøde in C#";
            input = System.Text.RegularExpressions.Regex.Replace(input, @"[^\u0000-\u007F]+", string.Empty);
            Console.WriteLine(input);
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
    }
}

The output of the code snippet will be

cde in C#

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