Fetching data from a HTML file

Simon Yan simonyan at fedoraproject.org
Fri Mar 23 15:08:51 CET 2012


On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 9:52 PM, Sangeet <mrsangeet at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I've got to fetch data from the snippet below and have been trying to
> match the digits in this to specifically to specific groups. But I can't
> seem to figure how to go about stripping the tags! :(
>
> <tr><td align="center"><b>Sum</b></td><td></td><td align='center'
> class="green">245</td><td align='center' class="red">11</td><td
> align='center'>0</td><td align='center' >256</td><td align='center' >1.496
> [min]</td></tr>
> </table>
>
> Actually, I'm working on ROBOT Framework, and haven't been able to figure
> out how to read data from HTML tables. Reading from the source, is the best
> (read rudimentary) way I could come up with. Any suggestions are welcome!
>

Sangeet,

I think Python comes with its own HTML parser. Can you have a look at this
http://docs.python.org/library/htmlparser.html and see if it helps?


>
> Thanks,
> Sangeet
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YeeYaa (Simon Yan)

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