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Re: Version 6 won't import Excel (Mac)

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  • Subject: [mg81617] Re: Version 6 won't import Excel (Mac)
  • From: "Solomon, Joshua" <J.A.Solomon at>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 02:32:11 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fdi64p$qh3$>

works for me. not sure why it doesn't work for your friend.

On 28/9/07 07:14, in article fdi64p$qh3$1 at, "Murray Eisenberg"
<murray at> wrote:

> A colleague who uses a Mac with MacOS 10.4.10 has the following
> Mathematica 6 problem: He cannot get Import to work with either an .xls
> file or a .csv file created from an Excel spreadsheet.
> Instead, the resulting Output cell just contains a button that says
> "Import" followed by the arguments used to call Import in square
> brackets.  Clicking the button just opens the Documentation Center
> window to the page for "ref/Import" which describes how to use the function.
> Has anyone else experienced this on Macs?  Does Mathematica 6 possibly
> use Java, and could there be some configuration problem involving that?

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