May 24, 2011 at 8:20pm
I’ve got a problem that to my mind should be kind simply to fix but after hours of searching can’t find anything.
Basically, my patch reads ID3 Tag data from an XML file, and splits it into individual lines that read like:
Is there anyway to get rid of the
Failing that is there a way it can be converted into numbers, something like unicode. As it’s use eventually will be to query a database.
Any tips would be great, cheers.
May 24, 2011 at 8:37pm
regexp should do the trick:
– Pasted Max Patch, click to expand. –
Copy all of the following text.Then, in Max, select New From Clipboard.
Not sure if it is of interest to you, but Jeremy Bernstein made a nice object for reading id3 tags, metatag:
May 24, 2011 at 9:16pm
Cheers Ben, that’s exactly what I wanted, just hadn’t got round to learning the regexp syntax.
Will also check out Jeremy Bernstein’s object, looks very relevant to my project.
May 24, 2011 at 9:49pm
Yeah, its a bit of a beast.
As far as learning the regexp syntax, here are a few useful ref links:
There are some nifty tutorials out there too. I remember reading through this one and finding it useful:
May 25, 2011 at 2:15pm
there’s also tap.xml.sax from Electrotap’s Tap.Tools objects, which saves having to learn any regexp and also maintains structure…
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