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Ida B Wells
Ida B Wells

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Posted on    October-14-2013 3:42 AM

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I'm using java. And i want to find then replace hyperlink and anchor text of tag <a> html. I knew i must use: replace() method but i'm pretty bad about regex. An example:

<a href="http://example.com">anchor text 1</a>

will be replaced by:

<a href="http://web.com">anchor text 2</a>

Could you show my the regex for that purpose?

Thanks a lot.

Garry Winogrand
Garry Winogrand

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Posted on    October-14-2013 4:09 AM

You could perhaps use a replaceAll with the regex:

<a href=\"[^\"]+\">[^<]+</a>

And replace with:

<a href=\"http://web.com\">anchor text 2</a>

[^\"]+ and [^<]+ are negated class and will match all characters except " and < respectively.

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