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- Subject: [mg19832] Re: Excel
- From: king at dircon.co.uk (Nigel King)
- Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 01:20:21 -0400
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Bob HYDE <bobhyde at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Goodmorning all, I have been reading all your diverse problems with
> interest hoping one would coincide with mine. But ......
> My colleagues have started sending me data in tables of microsoft
> Excel (dont ask). I need to open and read this data to process it in
> Mathematica. Although
> I do use Openread and Read etc. for other files, I havent found a way of
> opening Excel files. Can anyone help ? Normally the file contains two
> columns of Real numbers, Surely I do not need to buy the Mathematica Excel
> package for this.
It sounds as though the Excel Files have been saved as Excel Native
rather than tab delimited or comma delimited ie. as .txt or .csv
A simple course of action if the tables are simply data is to get your
colleagues to save them in the way you need.
Nigel King - Radio Systems Consultant, KingComm Ltd
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