On Tuesday 23 July 2002 15:38, Jason Soza wrote:
> Alright, I see that this is probably the way to go, but I'm dying here. I
> have this:
>       $filename =
> fopen("http://www.kinyradio.com/juneaunews/latest_juneau_news.html";, "r");
>       $contents = fread($filename, 1000000);
>       preg_match_all("|<font face=\"Verdana\" size=\"3\"><b>+[-a-zA-Z0-9,.
> ]+|i", $contents, $out);
>       print_r($out);

Assuming that the <font> and <b> tags are closed and you want everything in 
between then try this:

  preg_match_all("|<font face=\"Verdana\" size=\"3\"><b>(.*)</b></font>|i", 
$contents, $out);

> The manual entries for preg_match and preg_match_all pretty much assume you
> have a working knowledge of reg expressions, which I don't, and a google
> search turned up a bunch of pages, none of which I could understand enough
> to be of help. So, any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks!

You want to read up on "Pattern Modifiers" and "Pattern Syntax", that's where 
all the regex black magic is explained.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
Open Source Software Systems Integrators
* Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development *

He's dead, Jim.
                -- McCoy, "The Devil in the Dark", stardate 3196.1

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