sed html tags
joji at eskimo.com
Thu Aug 28 21:29:18 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 03:04:22PM -0400, An wrote:
> yes, it does work perfectly with the example I gave... the actual file
> is some like
> ... <span xxxx> 111 <span www> 1111no </span> </span> 2222 <span yyy>
> 3333 </span> 5555 <span yyy> 6666 </span> ...
> your command only returns ]# sed 's/\(<span
> .*>.*<\/span>\)\(.*\)\(<span .*>.*<\/span>\)/\2/' file
> I wish to rip all <span xxx> .* </span> and obtain
If you wish to rip out all "<span xxx> .* </span>" then the output would
If that is what you want, then try the following:
sed 's/<span [a-z]*>[ 0-9a-z<>]*<\/span>//g; s/<\/span>//g'
But if Perl is already doing the job for you, I think this can be put to
> ... 2222 <span yyy> 3333 </span> 5555 <span yyy> 6666 </span>...
> i think sed should be able to do it, but the operator [ ^ ( ) ]* is
> not behaving as i think it would... perl does it alright, though : s
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