On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 4:38 PM, A. Mcbomb <atomicmcbomb / gmail.com> wrote:

> page = Nokogiri::HTML res.body
> page.xpath("//tr//td/a").each do |node|
>  > end
> -----------------
> This returns some of the data that I need but not all of it.
> I do not understand this line:
>
> page.xpath("//tr/td")

That's not what you're using.

> I know it is supposed to be the path to the data I need but I'm not sure
> how I can get to all the data I need from the URL, it seems like some of
> the data is between tags that I can't figure out.

If you *did* use `//tr/td`  you *would* get all the information in the table,
only some of which is within anchor (a) tags.

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