Search for “<a” followed by any number of any letters but “>“, followed by “>“, followed by any number of any letters but “<“, followed by “</a>“. And remember parenthesed sequence of letters.
And replace matched string with remembered sequence.
oh yeah dor.. please try this too..: http://urbangiraffe.com/resources/download/plugin/search-regex.zip – it does tha save function, i already try it but i really noob at regexp. if i apply the regexp you explain above in this search-regex plugin from urbangiraffe, resulting invalid regular expression : Unknown modifier ‘]’
please test and let me know if it works.