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Thread: Problem to get info from HTML file

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    Default Problem to get info from HTML file

    I am trying to get all the text from following URL "https://svenskaspel.se/p4.aspx?pageid=264".

    But the problem is that I canīt get the text from the specific tag, and I have no idea why I canīt get the text between the tag.
    Here is my code.

    public getExpert(){
     
                try {
                    sc = new Scanner(new URL("https://svenskaspel.se/p4.aspx?pageid=264").openStream(), "iso-8859-1");
                } catch (IOException ex) {
                    Logger.getLogger(getTips.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);
                }
     
                        String s = null;
                        do {
                            s = sc.nextLine();
     
                            Matcher m = Pattern.compile("<SPAN\\b[^>]*CLASS=\"mbr entry-content>(.*?)</SPAN>").matcher(s);
                            if (m.find()) {
     
                                System.out.println(m.group(1).trim());
                            }
                        } while (sc.hasNextLine() && !s.matches("<SPAN\\b[^>]*CLASS=\"mbr entry-content>(.*?)</SPAN>"));
     
     
     
         }
    }


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    Default Re: Problem to get info from HTML file

    I did some tests using this slightly edited code:

    		try {
    			Scanner sc = new Scanner(new URL("https://svenskaspel.se/p4.aspx?pageid=264").openStream(),"iso-8859-1");
     
    			while(sc.hasNextLine()){
     
    				String s = sc.nextLine();
     
    				Matcher m = Pattern.compile("<SPAN\\b[^>]*CLASS=").matcher(s);
     
    				if (m.find()) {
    					System.out.println(m.group(0));
    					//System.out.println(s);
    				}				
     
    			}
     
    		} catch (IOException e) {
    			System.out.println("Ouch! " + e);
    		}

    It returns results but not the exact results you are looking for.
    I think you need to play with your regular expression.
    Please use [highlight=Java] code [/highlight] tags when posting your code.
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