Rookie: Parsing the nth table out of an html doc

Thomas Guettler pan-newsreader at
Thu Mar 20 08:23:04 CET 2003

On Thu, 20 Mar 2003 05:15:23 +0100, footnipple wrote:

> Hello All,
> I've "googled" and "rtfm'ed", and I'm just not getting how to do this
> from the python documentation...

There are two ways: 

 - you can try to parse it yourself with regular expressions.
   If the table is created from a database and a script, this might
   be easy.

 - You can use a html parser. E.g. HTMLParse (look at the module index)


Thomas Guettler <guettli at>

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