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Swapping link and text around.

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I have multiple lines like this:<a HREF="http://www.test.com/cgi-bin/test.pl/one" target="new">
FRI Mar 3, 00, 11:47 AM</A>
Message one two three four text goes here test1<BR>
<a HREF="http://www.test.com/cgi-bin/test.pl/two" target="new">
FRI Mar 2, 00, 09:10 AM</A>
Message two three four text goes here test2<BR>

What kind of statement or expression I need to build, if I want to swap Time and Message other way around: Message first and then time. And also I want message to be the link, and time just text?

So Output would be like this:

<a HREF="http://www.test.com/cgi-bin/test.pl/one" target="new">Message one two three four text goes here</A>FRI Mar 3, 00, 11:47 AM<BR>
<a HREF="http://www.test.com/cgi-bin/test.pl/two" target="new">Message two three four text goes here test2</A>FRI Mar 2, 00, 09:10 AM<BR>

Maybe something like this:

$news =~ s!(<.+> )(.+)(</a> )(.+)<br>!$1$4$3$2!i;

I cant this to get work? What is the problem?

Hank

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Question by:hoster19
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by:sanek
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This will do a job:

$news = <<END_NEWS;
<a HREF="http://www.test.com/cgi-bin/test.pl/one" target="new">
FRI Mar 3, 00, 11:47 AM</A>
Message one two three four text goes here test1<BR>
<a HREF="http://www.test.com/cgi-bin/test.pl/two" target="new">
FRI Mar 2, 00, 09:10 AM</A>
Message two three four text goes here test2<BR>
END_NEWS

$news =~ s!<([^>]*?)>([^>]*?)</A>([^>]*?)<BR>!<$1>$3</A>$2<BR>!gi;

print $news;


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sanek earned 500 total points
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I mean,
$news =~ s!<([^>]*?)>([^>]*?)</A>([^>]*?)<BR>!<$1>$3</A>$2<BR>!gi;
is what your search :)
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by:hoster19
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Thank You!

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Hank
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