- Use LibreOffice
Good thing about this is that you can copy from saved html/offline files.
see earlier post on how to install LibreOffice here: https://namchangkorpa.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/libreoffice-installation-on-linux/
You can also do selective installation of LibreOffice : Writer only
- Use chrome extension : Table Capture
Table Capture gives you the ability to easily copy HTML tables to the clipboard for use in a spreadsheet, whether using Microsoft Excel, Open Office or Google Docs. Features: + Copies tables to the clipboard with the necessary column & row separators (tab and newline respectively) + Batch table operations: Copy multiple tables to the clipboard simultaneaously. + Easily creates a Google Doc from an HTML table + Highlights and scrolls to tables in the page on mouse-over + Refreshes for tables dynamically loaded after the page loads + Detachable display menu for occluded tables: inline actions appear when you mouse-over the target table
Source : https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/iebpjdmgckacbodjpijphcplhebcmeop