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AuthorMarc Vos
CategoryCustom Tag
LicensePublic Domain
Posted27 Nov 2008
Updated03 Aug 2009
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Strips all HTML tags from a string.

Sample Usage

mv_stripHTML($stringvar, -encodeNONE)

Source Code

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// Strips all HTML from a string.
// Usage example : mv_stripHTML($text, -encodeNONE);
define_tag('mv_stripHTML', -required='str', -copy, -optional='tr2nl');
	local('s' = #str);
	local('tr' = #tr2nl);

	// Replace all 

with newlines #s = string_replaceregexp(#s, -find='<\\/[p|P]>', -replace='\n\n'); if(#tr == true); // Replace all with newlines #s = string_replaceregexp(#s, -find='<\\/[t|T][r|R]>', -replace='\n'); /if; // Replace all HTML tag matches with the empty string #s = string_replaceregexp(#s, -find='<(.|\n)+?>', -replace=''); // Replace all < and > with < and > #s = string_replace(#s, -find='<', -replace='<'); #s = string_replace(#s, -find='>', -replace='>'); return(#s); /define_tag;


29 Mar 2010, Dominique Guardiola Falco


OK, the tag is fine, it's just this microsoft html tags crap again through FCkEditor....

29 Mar 2010, Dominique Guardiola Falco

Does not work everywhere ???

I really dont' get it but have no time to investigate :
works on my dev machine but crashes the lasso site on the prod server...

22 Aug 2009, Dominique Guardiola Falco

tr2nl not really optional

Just modify line 5 :
local_defined('tr2nl') ? local('tr' = #tr2nl) | local('tr' = false);

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