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Multiple delete tag in html regex

Posted on 2013-01-09
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Last Modified: 2013-01-09

I have  a program that inserts tags into html like this:

<img src="msggen/LwedmAsTMPwwCy4ECXv44AMSG5MSG5.png-msgpwidth=320&msgpheight=-1&msgwebwidth=320.png" tppabs="http://url.com/msggen/LwedmAsTMPwwCy4ECXv44AMSG5MSG5.png?msgpwidth=320&msgpheight=-1&msgwebwidth=320" />

I need to delete all the tppabs="http://url.com/msggen/LwedmAsTMPwwCy4ECXv44AMSG5MSG5.png?msgpwidth=320&msgpheight=-1&msgwebwidth=320"

what is the regex I can use for a find and replace program.

Thank you

Question by:localseo
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$htm = "<img src="msggen/LwedmAsTMPwwCy4ECXv44AMSG5MSG5.png-msgpwidth=320&msgpheight=-1&msgwebwidth=320.png" tppabs="http://url.com/msggen/LwedmAsTMPwwCy4ECXv44AMSG5MSG5.png?msgpwidth=320&msgpheight=-1&msgwebwidth=320" />";
$result = preg_replace('%tppabs.*(?=/>)%im', '', $htm);


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ID: 38760801
But what do I use for find field and then replace field, in program like bbedit?

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by:Marco Gasi
ID: 38760826
I don't know bbedit. Using notepad++ you only need to open Replace panel (menu Search->Replace) check Regular Expression radio button, type in the reg ex, the replacement value and click Replace All.
 Maybe bbedit has something similar...
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by:Marco Gasi
ID: 38760843
Perhaps this is useful: http://www.journey-of-flight.com/bh_bbedit/how-to/useful_regex/index.php (see paragraph identified by 'image 7')

Author Comment

ID: 38760918
thanks, i downloaded notepad++

this should be the regex to use in find?

%tppabs.*(?=/>)%im  still get 0 results though


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Managed to get it to work,

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by:Marco Gasi
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I'm sorry if I didn't reply to you but I have gone to sleep. Thanks for point. What were wrong the first time? Seeing the screenshot I don't see anything wrong...

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