[R] import HTML tables

Dieter Menne dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Wed May 13 10:10:52 CEST 2009

Dimitri Szerman-2 wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering if there is a function in R that imports tables directly
> from a HTML document.

The XML package can do this:


Duncan Temple Lang:

The htmlParse() and htmlTreeParse() functions in the XML package use the
non-strict HTML parser in libxml2 and so the HTML document can be malformed. 

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