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regex for turning a URL into a real hyperlink (i.e. for posting somewhere that accepts basic html)

Terminal - regex for turning a URL into a real hyperlink (i.e. for posting somewhere that accepts basic html)
sed "s/\([a-zA-Z]*\:\/\/[^ ]*\)\(.*\)/\<a href=\"\1\"\>\1\<\/a\>\2/"
2012-01-04 02:08:29
User: c3w
Functions: sed
regex for turning a URL into a real hyperlink (i.e. for posting somewhere that accepts basic html)

This should work with anything://url.whatever etc etc ;)


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This is a good place to note that the dividers on a sed substitute construct can be almost anything. It doesn't have to be a `/`


sed "s_\([a-zA-Z]*\:\/\/[^ ]*\)\(.*\)_\<a href=\"\1\"\>\1\<\/a\>\2_"


Since you have all that "picket fencing" ( `\/` ) and escaping of the parentheses this version will improve the readability.

Comment by unixmonkey365 285 weeks and 3 days ago

I agree with unixmonkey365 and suggest to further use single quotes, here.

sed 's|\([a-zA-Z]*://[^ ]*\)\(.*\)|<a href="\1">\1</a>\2|'
Comment by michelsberg 282 weeks and 4 days ago

Cool, just found stackoverflow.com/questions/4251538/

sed -r 'sT([a-zA-Z]*://[^ ]*)(.*)T<a href="\1">\1</a>\2T'
Comment by michelsberg 282 weeks and 4 days ago

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