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Replace Weird Characters In MySQL

06.02.2010
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        Replace weird characters in MySQL database (usually caused by copy/paste from a Microsoft product)

update <table_name> set <table_field> = replace(replace(replace(replace(replace(replace(replace(replace(<table_field>,'’', '\''),
'…', '...'),'–', '-'),'“', '"'),'”', '"'),'‘', '\''),'•', '-'),'‡', 'c');