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With sed I can extract data from an HTML file? For example like this:


Extract this output:


In my text editor I use the following regular expression:

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This is not a do my work for me site. I could solve this easily but you haven't even bothered to make a polite question out of it. – Nifle Mar 7 '10 at 14:46
This way madness lies:… – Dennis Williamson Mar 7 '10 at 15:00
Politeness helps – fpmurphy1 Mar 7 '10 at 15:10
@Nifle: I understand. I was too direct. Sorry. – Sebtm Mar 7 '10 at 15:45
No need to all pile onto a new user. Politeness from old users helps, too. – JRobert Mar 8 '10 at 0:10

Not a sed solution but an XSLT one

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="" >
<xsl:output method="text" />

  <xsl:template match="//table/tr">
     <xsl:value-of select="descendant::td[1]"/>
     <xsl:text>  </xsl:text>
     <xsl:value-of select="descendant::td[2]"/>
     <xsl:text>  </xsl:text>
     <xsl:value-of select="descendant::td[3]"/>
     <xsl:text>  </xsl:text>
     <xsl:value-of select="descendant::td[4]"/>

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But if HTML is malformed, this solution works? – Sebtm Mar 7 '10 at 15:48

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