Row count of table

Hello all,
I am stuck up in finding the row count of a table in a HTML page through
Watir script. I am using row_count() function to find the number of rows
in the table. Its returning me incorrect number of rows in the table. I
tried accessing the table through xpath, since I did not have attribute
associated with the table. Following is the HTML of the table [obtained
through IE developer bar] whose row count I need:

The row_count() for the table inside the

gives as 9, instead of 2.
I am using the following xpath :

Am I going wrong anywhere? Please let me know.


On Aug 7, 7:56 am, Vani K. [email protected] wrote:

Vani -- Posted via

you should post this to the watir group (
I think the problem you are having is because of nested tables