Jquery,Regex to find Sentence matching in htmlstring?
I want to find match for "Original cost basis $0.5 million" and replace it with wrapping span tag around it.
It would be great if i will get Pre match text and post match text also in callback of replace.
var str = '<td><font style="font: 8pt arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Original cost basis $0.5 million</font></td>';
Based on your comment on my previous answer, it seems the problem is not what I read, and the HTML can't really be guaranteed to be in this structure.
Instead, I will assume the string is in the leaf (lowest part) of the HTML tree. Try this: