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I have difficulty making an Excel-readable file from a table on a Website. The problems very specific to my question are:

  1. I have to use IE 7 to access the site.
  2. Excel is installed in another computer.
  3. The site does not let me view the HTML of the table.

Normally, I would simply select the table I want and drag and drop it to Excel. Or, I would view the page source and copy the HTML data. Both do not work in this case.

Is there any handy tool out there?

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Can you explain why yo have to use IE7? – Gunnish Feb 21 '13 at 10:31
It has to be IE in order to access; electronic certificate and so on. I don't know if I can upgrade IE without much trouble with the site. – amemus Feb 21 '13 at 11:50
I don't understand, the point that site does not let me view the HTML of the table, can you elaborate, is it a flash based site or something like that ? – Ankit Mishra Feb 21 '13 at 12:14
Are you able to copy and paste the table data into a text file? – CharlieRB Feb 21 '13 at 12:51
@Lamb "View page source" for the page where the table is on does not get table. It only show JavaScript or something. Yes, I can copy and paste the table into a text file but a lot of cells in the wrong columns. – amemus Feb 21 '13 at 13:11

I don't know if you still need this, and I don't have access to IE7 anymore....
But try right click on the page, and then use the Export to Microsoft Excel function.

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