in reply to Re: Regex not working
in thread Regex not working

I'm trying to get individual values from the table and then convert to pdf... Would HTML::TreeBuilder be a good choice to fetch data?

I've minimal experience with it, mainly because each time I pick it up, I've found the interface cumbersome, and unwieldy to use. And it's pretty slow, relatively speaking, although I don't consider that to be an important point.

I find HTML::Parser much easier to use (although you have to invest some time in learning how to use it). If you install it via a package, do yourself a favour and track down the examples directory that is bundled with the distribution. You will probably find an example that you can adapt to the problem at hand.

It's a complex tool that's worthwhile mastering if you have to grovel around in HTML files.

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