Stripping html tags (was Re: Problem with revExecuteSQL - More)

Andre Garzia andre at
Fri Nov 2 12:32:41 EDT 2007


doesn't that function makes you loose markup that is not displayed by
rev implementation of htmltext. For example, if you have <DIV> tag
that is not understood by htmltext, do you still get its content when
querying the text of the field?

I don't know...


On 11/2/07, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at> wrote:
> Dave wrote:
> > Yes, I'm sure thats the function we were talking about!
> >
> > Where can I  get it from?
> I don't know where that one resides, but when I need to strip HTML tags
> from text I just set the htmlText of a field and then get the text of
> that field.
> Ken Ray recently discovered this works with the templateField as well,
> so you don't need to rely on a physical field to do this:
> function html2text pHtml
>      put the htmlText of the templateField into tSaveData
>      set the htmlText of the templateField to pHtml
>      get the text of the templateField
>      set the htmlText of the templateField to tSaveData
>      return it
> end html2Text
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