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Revision: 39682
at January 19, 2011 22:17 by tuffstudio

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function stripTags(string:String):String
    var s:String = string;
    var regexp:RegExp = new RegExp("<[^<]*<", "gi");
    return s.replace(regexp, "");

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Initial Description
If there is ever a time when you load text from an external source containing unwanted HTML markup use the following function. This uses a regular expression to strip all HTML tags from the input string. The string “<strong>Click <a href=’’>here</a> to find out more</strong>” would simply be converted to “Click here to find out more.”. This returns a new string, leaving the input string unchanged.

Initial Title
Strip HTML Markup

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ActionScript 3