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Submitted on: 1/6/2015 12:37:00 AM
By: Andrew Forbes (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: ASP (Active Server Pages)
Views: 566
 
     The trimHTML(string) function removes any html tags that are embedded in the string.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Remove HTML
' Description:The trimHTML(string) function removes any html tags that are embedded in the string.
' By: Andrew Forbes (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:a string
'
' Returns:the string, with all html elements removed.
'
' Assumes:Useage:
x = trimHTML("a string with <b>html</b>") 
which produces: "a string with html"
'**************************************

<%
function TrimHTML(strHTML)
	dim iteration
	iteration=0
	do until instr(1,strHTML,"<")=0 and instr(1,strHTML,">")=0
		b=instr(1,strHTML,"<")
		if b>0 then
			c = instr(b+1,strHTML,">")
			if c>0 then
				retVal = mid(strHTML,b,c-(b-1))
				strHTML=Replace(strHTML,retVal,"")
			end if
		end if
		iteration = iteration + 1
		if iteration=1000 then exit do
	loop
	TrimHTML= strHTML
End function
dim str
str="952-91</font><font size="+chr(34)+"+1"+chr(34)+" color="+chr(34)+"#0000FF"+chr(34)+">7-0489</font>"
%>
Original text with html: <% =str %><br>
text with html removed: <% =TrimHTML(str) %>


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