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Remove HTML Comments

Posted by martinpacker, Last update 10 days ago

Removes HTML comments from a draft.

Install

Steps

  • script

    // Run this from a document whose HTML comments you want removed
    
    // Function to strip comments
    function stripHTMLComments(content){
      cursor=0
      
      comments=[]
      
      // Find all the HTML comments' positions
      while((open=content.indexOf("<!--",cursor))>-1){
        // Have found what looks like a comment open
        close=content.indexOf("-->",open+4)
        if(close>=open+4){
          // Have a matching comment close
          comments.push([open,close+3])
          cursor=close+3
        }else{
        	 // No matching comment close - so break the loop
          break
        }
      } 
      
      // Compose the edited string
      editedContent=""
      cursor=0
      for(i=0;i<comments.length;i++){
        editedContent=editedContent+content.substring(cursor,comments[i][0])
        cursor=comments[i][1]
      }
      
      // Any text after the last comment
      editedContent=editedContent+content.substring(cursor)
      
      return editedContent
    }
    
    draft.content=stripHTMLComments(draft.content)
    

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