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Re: Importing a file from computer's hard drive !!

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  • Subject: [mg110679] Re: Importing a file from computer's hard drive !!
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 02:55:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <i0i1kh$hpk$1@smc.vnet.net>

Praveen,

So you want to import an excel file? Did you consider looking up
Import in the documentation? Looking up XLS might prove useful as
well.

Grid[Import["filepath//filename.xls",{"Data",1}]]

Cheers -- Sjoerd


On Jul 1, 2:28 pm, mathpavi <elvisgracel... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear experts,
> I have a excel file sitting on my desktop. I essentially have to
> import it into Mathematica and display the data in two columns (the
> original data file also consists of two columns).
> Any suggestions on how to do it ??
> Praveen



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