Prototype - unescapeHTML() Method


Advertisements


This method strips tags and converts the entity forms of special HTML characters to their normal form.

Syntax

string.unescapeHTML();

Return Value

Returns an unescaped HTML trimmed string.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      
      <script>
         function showResult() {
            var str = 'x &gt; 10';
            alert("First : " + str.unescapeHTML() );
            
            var str = "<h1>Pride &amp; Prejudice</h1>"
            alert("Second : " + str.unescapeHTML() );
         }
      </script>
   </head>

   <body>
      <p>Click the button to see the result.</p>
      <br />
      <br />
      <input type = "button" value = "Result" onclick = "showResult();"/>
   </body>
</html>

Output


prototype_string_processing.htm

Advertisements