Replace function with wildcard

assumed that:
1. I have a string. Example:

  myString = "I found it at http://www.abc.com/ and www.xyz.com"

2. I need it to display as HTML with clickable hyperlink
3. I need a function that to smart enough to detect the above string contains a hyperlink, and replace it to become

myString = "I found it at <a href='http://www.abc.com/'>http://www.abc.com/</a> and <a href='http://www.xyz.com/'>www.xyz.com</a>"

How do I do that? the vbscript replace() doesn't seems to be able to do this. :(
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dfu23Commented:
It sounds like string pattern matching is what you are looking to do ...

Using a Regular Expression (Regex object in VBScript) you can search for what looks like a URL and then format it to show the links. It depends on how you want to go about matching items in the string to best match URLs ... if you need further assistance let us know ...
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calvinfooAuthor Commented:
thanks for showing me the light

appreciate if there are some coding samples in ASP 3.0 :)
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dfu23Commented:
RegExp object reference:

http://devguru.com/Technologies/vbscript/quickref/regexp.html

And this article may be useful:

http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/043001-1.shtml

Shout if more assistance is needed...
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calvinfooAuthor Commented:
I guess I am pretty much understood the RegEx object, nothing much complicated,

I have problem writing the regular expression here,

I would like to replace anything that starts with http:// or www to become a hyperlink, <a href=''></a> how do I "express" that pattern?  
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calvinfooAuthor Commented:
http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/tips/t110900-1.shtml

The perfect answer that I am looking for.
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svgharmodeCommented:
Dear Friend,

Try This String in u r ASP Page......


myString = "I found it at <a href=""http://www.abc.com/"">http://www.abc.com/</a> and <a href=""http://www.xyz.com/"">www.xyz.com</a>"

Copy this Statement  And paste in u r code........... it will work definitely.....


Cheers :)
Sannjeev
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