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    I don't know if this should go here or in a different forum, moderators feel free to move it if it's in the wrong place.

    In the meantime, I have a person with an html webstore created using Quikstore that is interested in switching to a database driven store. But there are several hundred products in the html store, no spreadsheet, no flatfile, no mysql, no nothing.

    Is there a script (existing or can be created) that can pull the data from the pages to create a database without typing in the whole thing? Product information is all in consistent format.

    I can pm a url for anyone that wants to take a look...

    Again, this isn't for me, it is for someone looking at a better way to manage her products
    Deborah Carney
    TeamLoxly.com BookGoodies.com ABCsPlus.com

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    Deborah,

    Is the data in the html file in a uniform format throughout? If it is, I would use 'search & replace' to create a pipe-delimited text file which could then be imported into Access, Excel, etc.

    You would have to do a number of replaces to get the file into usable state to import.

    If there are a number of files, you can cut and paste the HTML into a single text file so you just have to do it once.

    Wayne

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    sent you a PM...

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