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xpath saveHTML - how?

   
3:14 pm on Jul 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I'm stuck. Is there a way to effectively xpath to an html table and then save all of that tables html? The following is what I mean but of course it doesn't work.

$doc = new DOMDocument();
@$doc->loadHTMLFile("Test.txt");
$xpath = new DOMXPath($doc);
$x = $xpath->query("//div[@id='A-Div-Test']/table");
print $x->saveHTML();

Thanks,
Fred

11:54 pm on Jul 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

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save - to where? another text file?

Assuming your HTML is also valid XML, if you get the right XPATH, you should be able to select it and convert it into a string.

perhaps DOMXPath::evaluate would do the trick?