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I want to take an HTML file, and edit it so that it is easier to scrape the data in it. I wish to edit the file, so that two things happen.

1.) all <img ... tags are replaced with a carriage return and then <img ...

2.) all </img> tags are replaced with </img> and a carriage return.  

So, a file that has:

blah<img alt="" src="http://test.com/test.jpg"></img><img alt="" src="http://test.com/test2.jpg"></img>

becomes:

blah
<img alt="" src="http://test.com/test.jpg"></img>

<img alt="" src="http://test.com/test2.jpg"></img>
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perl -pe 's/(?=<img)/\n/g;s{(?<=</img>)}{\n}g' <<END
blah<img alt="" src="http://test.com/test.jpg"></img><img alt="" src="http://test.com/test2.jpg"></img>
END
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