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Old 11-05-2009
Parse HTML tag parameters and text


I have a bunch of HTML files, which I want to parse to CSV files. Every page has a table in it, and I need to parse each row into a csv record.

With awk and sed, I managed to put every table row in separate lines. So my file looks like this:

HTML Code:
<TR> .... </TR>
<TR> .... </TR>
One line looks like this:
HTML Code:
<TR><A NAME="1,1"><TD CLASS="small" WIDTH="30" ALIGN="right" VALIGN="top">1,1</TD><TD WIDTH="380" ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top">
<FONT COLOR="black">Here is a text part</FONT></TD>
    <TD BGCOLOR="green" WIDTH="1px"></TD>
    <TD BGCOLOR="white" WIDTH="1px"></TD>
    <TD BGCOLOR="white" WIDTH="1px"></TD>
    <TD BGCOLOR="white" WIDTH="1px"></TD>
    <TD CLASS="small" ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top">
    <A TARGET='index' CLASS='small' HREF='target.php?newtab=1&from=1,1&b=19&ch=121&v=2&SID=...'>Textlink1</A>; <A TARGET='index' CLASS='small' HREF='target.php?newtab=1&from=1,1&b=19&ch=146&v=6-8&SID=...'>Textlink2</A></TD>
<TD BGCOLOR="white" WIDTH="1px"></TD><TD BGCOLOR="white" WIDTH="1px"></TD><TD CLASS="small" ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"></TD></TR>
I need these information:
<A NAME="1,1">
Here is a text part

name(1),name(2),between font tags,atarget1,atarget2...atargetN
where LINKi is like:

The number of links can be none, or more. I don't know the maximum.

Can you help me with extracting these infos? I can find these parts with regexp, but don't know how to put the info in parameters and how to it for every line.. And the number of links is unknown, but it's fine, I'll can parse the csv.



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