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Old 03-01-2012
Question [solved]extracting Line between HTML tag[/solved]

Hi everyone:
I want to extract string which is in between certain html tag.
e.g.
Quote:
<tag>I_want_extract_this_line.com</tag>
I tried with grep,cut, awk but could not find exact syntax for this one. Smilie

PS>Sorry about bad english.

Last edited by newlook2011; 03-02-2012 at 12:08 AM.. Reason: solved
# 2  
Old 03-01-2012
Have a go with:

Code:
sed -n 's/.*<tag>//; T; s/<\/tag>.*//; T; p' input-file >output-file

This assumes both opening and closing tags do not have a newline between them.
# 3  
Old 03-01-2012
Or even with newlines:
Code:
awk -F\> '/^tag>/{print $2}' RS=\< infile

and if you also want to eliminate them:
Code:
awk -F\> '/^tag>/{gsub(ORS,x);print $2}' RS=\< infile

With varying tag:
Code:
awk -F\> '$0~"^"t">" {gsub(ORS,x);print $2}' RS=\< t="tag" infile

@agama note: T is GNU sed only

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 03-02-2012 at 12:12 AM..
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# 4  
Old 03-02-2012
Hi I Got
Quote:
invalid command code T
I tried man sed could not find
Quote:
T
Am I missing something?
# 5  
Old 03-02-2012
Code:
sed 's/<[^>]*>/ /g'

or
Code:
grep -Po '(?<=>)\w+(?=<)'

# 6  
Old 03-02-2012
1st Thanks to huaihaizi3 ,agama for quick responds.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scrutinizer
Or even with newlines:
Code:
awk -F\> '/tag>/ && !/^\//{print $2}' RS=\< infile

and if you also want to eliminate them:
Code:
awk -F\> '/tag>/ && !/^\//{gsub(ORS,x);print $2}' RS=\< infile

@agama note: T is GNU sed only
Worked!!! I been trying to solve this issue for 2 hours but you did in 10 min.

Between can you care to explain code. I am hitting man awk, could not find appropriate answers.
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# 7  
Old 03-02-2012
Note: I edited the code in my post...
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