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Coloured strings

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  • Subject: [mg126203] Coloured strings
  • From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:32:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • Delivered-to: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

If you take an expression such as:
"ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ"//FullForm

and colour some portions of the string, you obtain:

\!\(\*
TagBox[
StyleBox["\"\<\\!\\(\\*\\nStyleBox[\\(ABC\\*\\n StyleBox[\\\"DEF\\\",\
\\nFontColor->RGBColor[1, 0, 0]]GHIJKLMN\\*\\n \
StyleBox[\\\"OPQRSTUV\\\",\\nFontColor->RGBColor[0, 0, 1]]WXYZ\\)]\\)\
\>\"",
ShowSpecialCharacters->False,
ShowStringCharacters->True,
NumberMarks->True],
FullForm]\)

I am wondering if anyone knows an easy way to remove the colouring from 
such a string - other than creating a fairly complicated string pattern 
(bearing in mind that the original string might contain unpaired quotes, 
etc!)

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk



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