Tidy badly encoded DB TABLE french chars

These few SQL lines came in handy when wanting a quick-fix for a poorly imported table

UPDATE [rpt].[dbo].[vapProducts] SET Region = replace(Region,'Á©','é')

UPDATE [rpt].[dbo].[vapProducts] SET Region = replace(Region,'Á´','ô')

UPDATE [rpt].[dbo].[vapProducts] SET Region = replace(Region,'ÁŽ','Î')



http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5127744/how-to-convert-these-strange-characters-%C3%83-%C3%83-%C3%83%C2%AC-%C3%83%C2%B9-%C3%83


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