Gianfranco Bozzetti wrote in post #955473:
> Does this snippet solve your need?
>
> # Given the string:
> str="<p>\n  <strong>Location:</strong> Columbus,
> Ohio\n</p>\n\n<"
> # remove unwanted chars with:
> str1=str.gsub(/[&\/;\n]+|lt|gt|strong|p/im,' ').strip.squeeze(' ')
> # and obtain;
> puts "str1: #{str1}" #=>   Location: Columbus, Ohio
> # if you wish, remove Location: and obtain;
> str2 = str1.gsub(/Location:\s+/i,'')
> puts "str2: #{str2}" #=>  Columbus, Ohio
>
> HTH gfb
>
> "Greg Ma" <gregorylepacha / msn.com> wrote in message
> news:14b91fa99bddaa2bd5b39c486fd8d1ce / ruby-forum.com...

Thanks this is what I was looking for :)
I really need to get learning regular expressions...

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