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I am using a powershell script to retrieve the user profile information (i.e., about me, skills...)


It is getting the required information however the data also contains the unwanted HTML components (i.e, <p>,<div>...).

I want to escape the HTML components, what would be the best way of doing it.

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You can use the -replace parameter in Powershell, which works like Regex.Replace() in .NET.

$usp["sps-skills"].tostring() -replace "<(.|\n)*?>",""

matches 0 or more occurrances of any character or new line in between < and >

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