*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg11923] Re: This Should Be Easy.*From*: WMacD@erols.com (William M. MacDonald)*Date*: Thu, 9 Apr 1998 00:33:25 -0400*Organization*: Erol's Internet Services*References*: <6fsjlo$gm0@smc.vnet.net>

In article <6fsjlo$gm0@smc.vnet.net>, "Chris Farr" <farr@brown.edu> wrote: > Math Group: > > I'm just trying to ouput a matrix in Mathematica to a file without all > of the { {}, {} } etc. That is I want an ascii file that looks like > the following: > > 47 98 > 34 45 > . . > . . > . . > > as opposed to > > {{47,98},{34,45},...} > > My ultimate goal is to put the matrix data into Excel. Is there an > elegant way to do this? I've perused the help in Mathematica but could > not find anything. > > Thanks in advance, > > Chris Farr Chris, Say that DataSet is in the form of a xy pairs {{x1,y1},{x2,y2},..}. Just use OutputForm[TableForm[DataSet]]>>datafile where "datafile" is the file that you want to use. See pp. 418, 599, 609 of "The Mathematica Book" by Wolfram.