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I have an email page that let's the user type into an HTML editor box instead of the regular textarea and it will write the underlying HTML and save it to a database.  The problem is that some people don't accept HTML emails and when the email is sent to them all the HTML tags show up along with the text.  Is there a good way to trim out all the HTML before I send the email?  I tried to use the  Replace() function but couldn't get it to work correctly.  Thanks for any help!
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Hi Ike23,
<CFSET mystring = REReplaceNoCase(mystring,"(<[^>]*>)","","ALL")>

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---Pinal
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Hi Ike23,
Glad to help you.

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---Pinal
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