remove html tags from text
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Sep 9 01:07:06 EDT 2006
Cubist at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 9/8/06 11:40:31 AM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net>
>> Friday, September 8, 2006, 6:10:53 AM, you wrote:
>>> barely tested, but maybe a starting point:
>>> 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
> No, it won't; not if you're working with an honest-to-God HTML document,
> at least. Greater-than and less-than signs are *only* found *in the HTML
> source*; if you want either of those symbols to show up when someone views your page
> in a browser window, both of them will be HTML entities that start with an
> ampersand and end with a semicolon.
Except when placed within a set of <CODE> tags. ;)
The tutorials at my web site are full of this sort of thing.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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