someone gave me the following expression which uses another program and it works fine for them... is there something similar with php?
wget --timeout=90 -q -O- http://www.BoM.GOV.AU/products/IDO30V01.shtml | sed '1,/>Melbourne <sup/d' | sed '1d;3,$d;s/.*">//;s/<.*//' thanks, adam. "Evan Nemerson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > If the target is in well-formed XML (XHTML is an example), you could use XSLT > to say 'i want the third column of a particular row - in this instance, > Melbourne'. However, since few people actually adhere to standards, you're > probably going to need a regex... if you're not comfortable with them, > explode() could be useful (although it is slower) > > Somebody posted an extremely helpfull little quick reference at php.net/ereg, > i think... that might help you. > > > On Friday 22 November 2002 01:40 pm, Adam wrote: > > I have the following website that i want to grab info from: > > > > http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDV60034.shtml > > > > Say I wanted the current temperature for Melbourne from this table, what > > line of code would I need to tell it to get that info - ie, an ereg() > > expression... > > > > i'm wondering whether there are ways of saying "i want the third column of > > a particular row - in this instance, Melbourne"? > > > > Thanks for any help. > > Adam. > > - -- > I pledge allegiance to the flag, of the United States of America, and to the > republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty, and > justice for all. > > - -Pledge of Allegiance > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.0.7 (GNU/Linux) > > iD8DBQE93qVm/rncFku1MdIRAshSAJ9phj0DqR3seanlzKXhdnKj8cvI8QCfW7kM > tfUfUEF4yVJSRnm0GCkIeaM= > =AyI1 > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php