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Re: Excel XLS Import slowdown in version 8

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  • Subject: [mg116260] Re: Excel XLS Import slowdown in version 8
  • From: fonseca <public at fonseca.info>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 05:08:55 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <iig75v$rkm$1@smc.vnet.net> <iigpkd$212$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

I experienced a problem with Mathematica 8 when importing very large
Excel files (above 40 mb).

These same files used to work fine with Mathematica 7, but with
Mathematica 8, after around 10 seconds, I got the message:
Import::fmterr: Cannot import data as XLS format. 

Pedro


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