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How can I filter out everything in a string except for text between specific tags, specifically between <title>Message title</title> and <body id="msgFeedSummaryBody" selected="false">Summary text</body>

 

I also want to extract the URL, which is given three times:

     1. Message-Id: <https://www.linktopage.htm@localhost.localdomain>

     2. Content-Base: https://linktopage.htm (no closing tag for this, just a line feed with the next one beginning with “Content-Type: “)

     3. <base href="https://www.linktopage.htm">

 

Having extracted the Message title, Summary text, and URL, I want to save that in one of various text files, with a prompt for user input giving me a way (such as entering a letter, word, or clicking a radio button; the latter is preferable) to specify which file.

 

Here is the code I have so far:

 

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2) ;1=start, 2=subStr, 3=exact, 4=advanced, -1 to -4=Nocase

HotKeySet("^h", "_copy")


While 1

Sleep(100)

WEnd


Func _copy()

Send("^u") ; opens the message source of the news feed in my e-mail client (Thunderbird) showing all of the desired information

Sleep(1000)

Send("^a") ; select all of it

Sleep(1000)

Send("^c") ; copy it to clipboard

EndFunc

Now how can I filter the clipboard contents (as above), add to it (adding “-----------------------” as a separator, display it to the screen (for confirmation), and append it as plain text to one of several different files?

 

Thank you!

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