I have a field where a user can input raw HTML. This looks like:
<input type="text" id="editor" value="<p>Hi,</p><p>Here is a <a href='domain.com'>link</a> I'd like you to visit.</p>" />
Now, I need a "copy to clipboard" button that takes the content of this field in such a way that we can paste it as formatted text (without the HTML markup). In the example above, the copy/paste output should be:
Hi, Here is a [link] I'd like you to visit.
I’ve implemented the "copy to clipboard" button like this:
let answer = document.getElementById("editor"); answer.select(); document.execCommand("copy");
This places the content of the input on the clipboard, however when I paste it elsewhere I get the raw HTML.
I need some way to convert HTML into formatted text, but the only solution I found is this and it doesn’t work for links: