Powershell: howto count occurences of <TR> in html page?

Hi,

There is an html page (which I don't create) with a table with a certain amount of rows <TR> ...<TR>
I'd like to get the number of rows via Powershell.
Can you advise howto retrieve this?

J.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
$count = (get-content test.txt | select-string -pattern "<tr>.*</tr>").length

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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
I don't think Ganesh understood the code he linked to, It is using HTML Agility Pack for a specific reason: parsing the table content, However, this case does NOT require that more sophisticated approach.

Assuming you need to access the web page online (offline would work like Shaun showed):
$ie = New-Object -com InternetExplorer.Application 
# $ie.visible = $true
$ie.navigate($url)

# doing this is sufficient in most cases
while($ie.ReadyState -ne 4) { start-sleep 250 }

$count = @($ie.Document.Body.InnerText | select-string -pattern "<tr>.*</tr>").Count

$ie.Quit()

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