Method to strip out special characters from a string.

Special characters can cause all kind of trouble.
So here is a method that you pass in a string and all the special characters will be removed.

 

public static string StripSpecialCharacters(string stringToConvert)
        {
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("~", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("#", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("%", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("&", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("*", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("{", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("}", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("\\", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace(":", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("<", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace(">", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("?", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("/", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("|", string.Empty);
            stringToConvert = stringToConvert.Replace("\"", string.Empty);
            return stringToConvert;
        }

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font-family: consolas, “Courier New”, courier, monospace;
background-color: #ffffff;
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.csharpcode .str { color: #006080; }
.csharpcode .op { color: #0000c0; }
.csharpcode .preproc { color: #cc6633; }
.csharpcode .asp { background-color: #ffff00; }
.csharpcode .html { color: #800000; }
.csharpcode .attr { color: #ff0000; }
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background-color: #f4f4f4;
width: 100%;
margin: 0em;
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.csharpcode .lnum { color: #606060; }

 

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