Capture table data
  • Updated on 08 Apr 2020
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Capture table data

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You can collect data from tables on web pages using the Capture Table action. This action recognizes the headers in a table and collects data from each column and row. If the Capture Table action captures several similar tables, it can recognize new columns on the fly and automatically collect them.

  1. In the Agent Builder, open an agent.
  2. Select Add Action > Capture Table.
  3. Click a header cell on a table within the web page.
  4. Follow the steps that will appear on the top left of the Agent Builder after you have clicked the first header.
  5. Click another header cell.
  6. Click two non-header cells in the same column to discover row.
  7. Click two cells in the same row to discover cells.
  8. Click SAVE.
    The captured table data appears in the Captured Text Preview panel at the bottom of the Agent Builder.

Managing Actions in a Table Capture List

  • Rename fields – By default, the agent names columns in the output collection after the columns in the table. You can change a column name without affecting the accuracy of the collected data by renaming it in the Capture table action.
  • Refine Capture Text – Limit which tables rows you harvest.

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