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Hello,

i have following problem ... i am sure its a simple solution but because i am fairly new to PHP i need a bit of guidance.

I want to remove tags that start with :

"<a href="Details.aspx?Tr=243029002"  (see below)  with string replace or some sort of similar function.

<div>
<a href="Details.aspx?Tr=243029002959224&">
SO51&nbsp;2000&nbsp;2900&nbsp;2909&nbsp;622
</a>
</div>
<div>
<a href="Details.aspx?Tr=290000002072265&">
SO51&nbsp;2000&nbsp;0000&nbsp;2002&nbsp;125
</a>
</div>


When i tried with this:

if (stripos($line, '<a href="Details.aspx?') !== false) {
   
                  $line = '';
         }

... i deleted the whole line including SO51&nbsp;2000&nbsp;2900&nbsp;2909&nbsp;622 which must remain...

Thank you for your help!
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Question by:Caruso_eu
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I am not very good at regex, but can try this:

$var = <<<HTML
<div>
<a href="Details.aspx?Tr=243029002959224&">
SO51 2000 2900 2909 622
</a>
</div>
<div>
<a href="Details.aspx?Tr=290000002072265&">
SO51 2000 0000 2002 125
</a>
</div>
HTML;

$a = preg_match_all('/<a href="Details.aspx.Tr=[0-9]{15}&">.*</a>/', $var, $b);

var_dump($b);

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