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Extract data from an HTML table and store results to a csv file.

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Simple script for downloading html tables as csv.


pip install -U table2csv


table2csv > dump.txt


  • accepts a URL

  • Identifies all the tables

  • Merges tables that share same structure (e.g. same column headers get merged)

  • Figures out which table is the biggest

  • extracts text

  • extracts links


  • add the ability to specify which table on the page you would like to download (not just the biggest one)

  • add support for columns that do not use proper <th> tags [DONE] tags for headers (i.e. imperfect html tables)]

  • detect the data types found within each column

  • add support for tables with hierarchical indices on the rows and/or columns

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