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Re: Please add me to this group

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  • Subject: [mg117086] Re: Please add me to this group
  • From: hrh1818 <hrhan at>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 07:00:46 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <AD5346C5-1CE7-4C46-A163-9C2FA305E5C0@BELLSOUTH.NET>

On Mar 8, 5:02 am, Len Horton <hort... at> wrote:
> As a new user of Mathematica and as a purchaser of the Home Edition,
> which does not include any support, I am trying to figure out how to
> take data from an Excel spreadsheet into Mathematica to analyze and
> graph.
> I have taken a couple of free seminars on line, but I have not been able
> to figure out how to do just a few basic statistical things.  Each
> column in my spreadsheet is a variable.  In order to produce a histogra=
> of one of those variables, I had to open the spreadsheet in Excel, copy
> the column, then paste it into the curly braces inside the Histogram
> function, then eliminate the carriage returns manually while inserting
> commas manually in order to produce the Histogram.  Surely there must b=
> a faster way.
> In the first place, I cannot tell where to place the Excel file so that
> Mathematica knows where it is.  Anything you could do to get me started
> would be much appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> Len Horton
> Atlanta

Export your Excel data using CSV format and import data into
Mathematica.  See:


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