jc at spl21.net
Sun Nov 26 14:57:12 CST 2006
Oh - I forgot to say - very useful!
Mark Wieder wrote:
> Yesterday I had a need for a utility function that returns the text
> between two HTML tags, so I cobbled this together, but it will work
> for any text, not just tags. If you have, for example,
> pText = "<a href='x.html'>click here<h3>This is a title</h3></a>"
> you can call
> put MatchWithin(pTtext, "<h3>", "</h3>")
> and get "This is a title"
> Any comments? Can it be made easier? Faster? Is there a better way to
> do this?
> FUNCTION MatchWithin pRawText, pStartText, pEndText
> local tReturn
> IF matchText(pRawText, "((?Uis)" & pStartText & "(.+)" & pEndText& ")", tReturn) THEN
> delete char -length(pEndText) to -1 of tReturn
> delete char 1 to length(pStartText) of tReturn
> END IF
> return tReturn
> END MatchWithin
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