remove html tags from text
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Sep 8 12:18:03 CDT 2006
Mark Wieder wrote:
>> function striptags tHtml
>> replace cr with empty in tHtml -- in case of multi-line tags
>> replace "<" with cr & "<" in tHtml
>> replace ">" with ">" & cr in tHtml
>> filter tHtml without "*<*"
>> filter tHtml without "*>*"
>> return tHtml
>> end striptags
> Clever... but it'll fail on
> if xyz > 4096 then
> maybe replace the two filter lines with
> filter tHtml without "<*>"
This is a very interesting topic.
Being a lazy person, historically I've let the engine do the work by
setting the htmlText of a field and then getting that field's text.
But given the overhead of field access, that might not benchmark as well
as doing it in a variable as described here.
Are there any downsides to this approach? For example, how does it
account for "<" and ">" which may appear in quoted strings or comments?
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