replace accented characters with the field calculator

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05-15-2020 04:38 PM
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I need to replace all the special characters in a field.

I am using the replace function, but it gives me an error
!Nombre_Cli! .replace("áéíóúñ#/,","aeioun   ")
 
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DanPatterson
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From

What is the best way to remove accents in a Python unicode string? - Stack Overflow 

oefe's response

z = "áéíóúñ#/"  # ---- an example

import unicodedata
def strip_accents(s):
return ''.join(c for c in unicodedata.normalize('NFD', s)
if unicodedata.category(c) != 'Mn')


strip_accents(z) # ---- example output
'aeioun#/'

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DanPatterson
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From

What is the best way to remove accents in a Python unicode string? - Stack Overflow 

oefe's response

z = "áéíóúñ#/"  # ---- an example

import unicodedata
def strip_accents(s):
return ''.join(c for c in unicodedata.normalize('NFD', s)
if unicodedata.category(c) != 'Mn')


strip_accents(z) # ---- example output
'aeioun#/'

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JoshuaBixby
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RTM RTM‌, it appears Dan's reply answered your question.  If so, please mark it correct to close out the question.  If not, what didn't work?

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