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Old 09-12-2011
AWK char '

Is it possibile to change char ' to another with awk?
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Old 09-12-2011
$ echo "test'test" | nawk -F\' '{for(i=1;i<=NF;i++){if(i==NF){printf("%s\n",$i)}else{printf("%s|",$i)}}}'

you can try with gsub function
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Old 09-12-2011
But it's much easier to use 'tr' if you want to change all occurrences or 'sed' if not. You can filter the result then to your awk script.
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