This Firefox add-on improves the browser's ability to copy HTML tables and paste them into spreadsheets.
Firefox does allow users to copy HTML tables, but the original table disposition is often lost, meaning ugly results when pasting the text onto datasheet applications. Table2Clipboard fixes that problem by allowing users to past table data in Microsoft Excel and other programs with the correct formatting.
Aug. 5, 2011//
This free Firefox extension does a nice job copying and pasting HTML tables into spreadsheets, but it wasn't designed to help with more difficult Web scraping tasks that require navigating through multiple pages or searchable forms.READ OUR FULL REVIEW »
Because Table2Clipboard only assists in copying and pasting tables from the Web to a spreadsheet, it's incapable of navigating through the BC physician's database.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »
This is not the right software to help scroll though 406 pages of tables on South Dakota lobbyists. However, it will help to create a nicer looking spreadsheet if you want to copy and paste pages individually.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »
Table2Clipboard doesn't recognize this collection of linked documents submitted to the Obama-Biden transition team as a table and fails to assist Firefox with the formatting.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »
Table2Clipboard was not created to help query data on a form-based site, so the task of scraping this database of teachers was too complex -- and it was only able to copy some of the content we wanted after performing manual searches.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »