Import table from HTML into Matlab

November 23, 2016, at 4:45 PM

I am trying to import data from an html webpage into Matlab. I have come across a function "getTableFromWeb". It looks pretty cool. The problem is when I use a browser for example Firefox I can see the data. But when use this function it can't find any table. Even when I save the html file from browser it only save the code. There is no data. I don't know anything about java html programming. But I read many many relevant questions but I can't find the answer to my problem. I used Inspect Element in Firefox. It shows in the Debugger, the bootstrap.js and jquery.js and list.html. I appreciate any help.

get("http://laaablaaablaaablaaaab is similiar to the url I use to see the data but not identical.

Thanks in advance.

<head lang="en">
                     <meta charset="UTF-8">
       <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="bower_components/bootstrap/dist/css/bootstrap.css"/>
        font-size: 8px;
<nav class="navbar navbar-default">
<div class="container">
    <div class="navbar-header">
        <a class="navbar-brand" href="#">
        <ul class="nav navbar-nav">
            <li><a href="index.html">Home</a></li>
            <li><a href="register.html">Register name</a></li>
            <li><a href="guide.html">Guide</a></li>
      <div class="container">
   <table class="table table-striped">
        <th>U L1</th>
        <th>Powerlvl adj max</th>
        <th>VAR Q<small>abs</small></th>
        <th>VAR Q<small>abs</small> lead or lag</th>
    <tbody id="tbody"></tbody>
        <ul class="pager">
            <li class="previous disabled"><a id="pvpg" href="#"><span    aria-hidden="true">&larr;</span> Older</a>
            <li class="next"><a id="nxtpg" href="#">Newer <span aria-hidden="true">&rarr;</span></a></li>
 <script src="bower_components/jquery/dist/jquery.js"></script>
  <script src="bower_components/bootstrap/dist/js/bootstrap.js"></script>
var index = 0;
    var Name = getQueryParameters().name;
  var pages = 50;
  var num = getNumberMeasurements(inverterName);
var nextpager = document.getElementById("nxtpg");
var previouspager = document.getElementById("pvpg");
   getMeasurements(inName, index, pages);
nextpager.onclick = function () {
    if (index >= num / pages)
    getMeasurements(Name, index, pages);
previouspager.onclick = function () {
    if (index == 0)
    getMeasurements(Name, index, pages);
function handlePagerBtns() {
    var calculated = 0;
    if (num > 0){
        calculated = Math.ceil(num/pages);
    if (index >= calculated) {
        var li = nextpager.parentNode;
        li.className = "next disabled";
    else {
        var li = nextpager.parentNode;
        li.className = "next";
    if (index == 0) {
        var li = previouspager.parentNode;
        li.className = "previous disabled"
    } else {
        var li = previouspager.parentNode;
        li.className = "previous"
function getNumberMeasurements(name) {
    var num = 1000;
    return num;
function getMeasurements(name, skip, top) {
    var tbody = document.getElementById("tbody");
    tbody.innerHTML = "";
    $.get("http://laaablaaablaaablaaaab('" + name + "')/Measurement?$orderby=LogTime+desc&$skip=" + skip*top + "+&$top=" + top, {})
            .done(function (data) {
                data.value.forEach(function (measurement) {
                    var trow = document.createElement("TR");
                    for (var k in measurement) {
                        if (k == "_Name")
                        var tcell = document.createElement("TD");
                        if (k == "Id" || k == "LogTime") {
                            tcell.innerHTML = measurement[k];
                        else if (k == "ReactivePowerQabsIsLag" || k == "ReactivePowerCosPhiIsLag") {
                            tcell.innerHTML = measurement[k];
                        else {
                            if (measurement[k] != null)
                                tcell.innerHTML = measurement[k].toFixed(2);
function getQueryParameters() {
    var queryString ="?", "");
    var params = queryString.split("&");
    var queryParams = {};
    params.forEach(function (parm) {
        var array = parm.split("=");
        queryParams[array[0]] = array[1];
Answer 1

The issue is that the table is populated by javascript, but your function doesn't evaluate the javascript, it just pulls in the HTML. Check out for a common solution written in Javascript. If a solution is built using the Phantom.js command line interface, you could access it from MATLAB via the system() function.

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