Replace special characters in a String using java

package in.javatutorials;

* @author javatutorials
* @since version 1.0
* Below class replaces the special characters in a string with empty value
public class ReplaceSpecialCharacters {

public static final String REG_EXPR = “[!\”#$%&'()*+-./:;<=>?@\\^_{|}~`,.\\[\\]]*”;

* @param args
public static void main(String[] args){
String str = “a – b +c^d!e+f g . h (Pvt) Ltd.”;
//Create class object and call replace special characters method
ReplaceSpecialCharacters rsc = new ReplaceSpecialCharacters();
String afterReplacing = rsc.replaceSpecialChars(str);
System.out.println(“After replacing special characters : “+afterReplacing);

* @param string String
* @return string String
public String replaceSpecialChars(String string){
string = string.replaceAll(REG_EXPR, “”);
while(string.indexOf(” “) != -1){
string = string.replaceAll(” “, ” “);

return string;



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