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How do I decode an HTML Encoded Character from a dbxquery?


How do I decode this character in Splunk?


I tried | eval decode=urldecode(DESC) and no change.
It's obviously a single quote (apostrophe).

It's just a string field like this:

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A similar question at alternatives to urldecode

The following table lists the ascii7 characters as HTML entities HTML Codes Table

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The HTML numbers are the Unicode numbers, so a general function should be able to convert the HTML entity to a utf-8 character but I don't see such a function. Meanwhile you can use the way described in the thread -

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