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substring

I have a string '<Hi>abc</Hi>"

How to print "abc"
# 2  
Code:
awk -F"[<>]" '{print $3}'

# 3  
How to pass the string.
awk -F"[<>]" '{print $3}' '<Hi>abc</Hi>'
# 4  
Code:
echo '<Hi>abc</Hi>' | sed 's/<Hi>\(.*\)<\/Hi>/\1/'



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Quote:
Originally Posted by sandy1028
How to pass the string.
awk -F"[<>]" '{print $3}' '<Hi>abc</Hi>'
Code:
echo '<Hi>abc</Hi>' | awk -F"[<>]" '{print $3}'

or
Code:
awk -F"[<>]" '{print $3}' file

# 5  
A perl one:
Code:
echo '<Hi>abc</Hi>'|perl -ane '/<(\w+)>(\w+)<(\/\w+)>/;print "Tag:$1\nContent:$2\n"'

More secure:
Code:
perl -ane '/<(\w+)>(\w+)<\/\1>/g;print "Tag:$1\nContent:$2\n"'


Last edited by Klashxx; 06-22-2010 at 08:36 AM..
# 6  
with shell,

Code:
$ var='<Hi>abc</Hi>'
$ tmp=${var#*>}
$ str=${tmp%<*}
$ echo $str
abc
$

# 7  
MySQL

Code:
# echo '<Hi>abc</Hi>' | sed 's/<[^>]*>//g'
abc

regards
ygemici
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