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URGENT: Strip a header down

Posted on 2003-12-10
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HI All;

I have the following string:

"MyODBC List" <myodbc@lists.mysql.com>

I want to lose everything but what is inside the <>, so I need a function/regexp that takes the string above and returns:

myodbc@lists.mysql.com

Lots of points because I want to deal with this quickly.
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by:shivsa
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$text = 'MyODBC List" <myodbc@lists.mysql.com>';
preg_match_all("|<(.*)>|U",$text,$res);

print_r($res[0]);
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shivsa earned 2000 total points
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there is a syntex error in this.

$text = 'MyODBC List <myodbc@lists.mysql.com>';

preg_match_all("|<(.*)>|U",$text,$res);

print_r($res[0]);

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by:Squeebee
ID: 9918197
Man, thank for fast response. Any way to avoid the hassle of dealing with a return in an array?
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by:Squeebee
ID: 9918204
Oh, and the output is still wrapped in < >, I need it without any < >
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by:Squeebee
ID: 9918238
Nevermind, I managed to tweak it with a str_replace!

Thanks for your help!
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by:shivsa
ID: 9918239
could u check what
print_r($res[1]); will return i think this should return without <>.


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by:Squeebee
ID: 9918246
Excellent, it does indeed.
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