Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

replace

Posted on 2002-07-28
1
Medium Priority
?
146 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
How to replace all occurences of <a href="....">...</a> in my array named: @mdw

I want to have only the text between the <a href>and </a> tags.

Example:

If @mdw contains:

@mdw="<a href="..\test.htm>test</a>,<a href="..\finish.htm>finish</a>

I want it to contain:
@mdw="test,finish"
0
Comment
Question by:michael123199
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 84

Accepted Solution

by:
ozo earned 200 total points
ID: 7183555
@mdw = ('<a href="..\test.htm">test</a>','<a href="..\finish.htm">finish</a>');
s/<\/?a\b(?:[^>'"]*|(['"]).*?\1)*>//sgi for @mdw;
0

Featured Post

New benefit for Premium Members - Upgrade now!

Ready to get started with anonymous questions today? It's easy! Learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Email validation in proper way is  very important validation required in any web pages. This code is self explainable except that Regular Expression which I used for pattern matching. I originally published as a thread on my website : http://www…
A year or so back I was asked to have a play with MongoDB; within half an hour I had downloaded (http://www.mongodb.org/downloads),  installed and started the daemon, and had a console window open. After an hour or two of playing at the command …
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Six Sigma Control Plans

704 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question