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Removing special character from a string in a calculated field


Level 3

I am trying to add a calculated field that removes dashes from another field value, I was thinking it would be just as straightforward as:


But doesn't seam to work. It does replace the dashes with a letter or a space when the same is added as the third string:



I feel like I am missing something really simple here, any suggestions?

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Level 10

I wish Workfront had some idea of string filtering (like GREP) and/or simple Excel-like input restriction (MMDDYY, #,###.##, etc.) syntax. That way certain formats could be enforced.