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67.Text file parser -- How to extract text like <div id=1>....</div> from a group of html files, and save all the result to a file?

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Description:
How to extract text like <div id=1>....</div> from a group of html files, and save all the result to a file?
Input Sample:
file1.html:
<html>
some text here
<div id=1>div text here</div>
some other text here
</html>

file2.html, file3.html ... are similar
Output Sample:
<div id=1>div text here</div> -- from file1.html
<div id=1>div text here</div> -- from file2.html
<div id=1>div text here</div> -- from file3.html
...
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-h open "Replace" dialog:
1) fill in "Search for pattern" as:

2) fill in "Replace with pattern" as:

3) uncheck [ ] print unmatch unit, means don't copy unmatch text to out
4) change '> overwrite' to '>> append' before 'Output File' window at the bottom right: means 'append' result to one file.
2. Click 'Batch ...' button,click 'pick files' to pick all your files, edit output file name to 'out.txt', click apply.
3. Click 'Batch Replace'
Download Script:  scripts/67.rst.zip

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