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assuming $html contains html string. Use HTML::TableContentParser; print ExtractTable($html,$selectedtable,$selectedrow,$selectedcol); sub ExtractTable() { my $inbuf = shift; my $SelTable = shift; my $SelRow = shift; my $SelCol = shift; my $outbuf = ""; my $iTblNo = 0; my $iRwNo = 0; my $iColNo = 0; $p = HTML::TableContentParser->new(); $tables = $p->parse($inbuf); $iTblNo = 0; for $t (@$tables) { if ( ($SelTable == -1) || ($iTblNo == $SelTable ) ) { $iRwNo = 0; for $r (@{$t->{rows}}) { if ( ( $SelRow == -1 ) || ( $iRwNo == $SelRow ) ) { $line = ""; $iColNo = 0; for $c (@{$r->{cells}}) { if ( ( $SelCol == -1 ) || ( $iColNo == $SelCol ) ) { $celldata = $c->{data}; $line = $line . sprintf "%s|",$celldata; } $iColNo++; } $line =~ s/\|$//gi; $outbuf = $outbuf ."$line\n"; } $iRwNo++; } } $iTblNo++; } return $outbuf; }

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