How to structure HTML text (tags and attributes) for processing in LiveCode?

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Sun Jun 12 10:05:19 EDT 2011


Whoops - sorry to make you repeat yourself Jim (& thanks Björnke for the reminder why I need to 'replace', as 'filter' only works at line level)

Still, sorted - I now have a list of stuff out of one page to take along to the next hurdle! ;-)
Best,
Keith..   

On 12 Jun 2011, at 14:58, Jim Ault wrote:

> 
> On Jun 12, 2011, at 6:42 AM, Keith Clarke wrote:
> 
>> Thanks for the insights Jim (and Stephen) - all very useful.
>> A list of stuff is now emerging from the depths of the page. The only problem I have now is some stubborn ' ' characters that don't respond to filtering without " " or numToChar(160).
>> Any ideas?
> 
> --------------------
> The next consideration is html entities, such as &  <  >
> and various vowels, etc.  Do a Google for 'html entities' and you should be able to find convenient tables to copy-paste the ones you care about.
> 
> put "& &, < <, > >" into searchStrings
> repeat for each item STRR in searchStrings
>   replace (word 1 of STRR) with (word 2 of STRR) in htmlBlock
> end repeat
> 
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas





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